derivatives differentiate y=x^7/3 So far I have Y=7/3X Is this all there is to this problem? Using the power rule, you bring the exponent down, just like you did. Then, you subtract one from the given exponent to get the

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  2. Math - Calculus

    Problem solving with derivatives. Question: A rectangular sheet of cardboard measures 16cm by 6cm. Equal squares are cut out of each corner and the sides are turned up to form an open rectangular box. What is the maximum volume of the box?

  3. calculus

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  4. Calculus - HELP plz!

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  5. Calculus 2 (Differentiate & Decay Problem)

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  7. Math - Calculus

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  8. Calculus-Math

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  9. finding numbers

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  10. calculus

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  11. calculus

    Differentiate. y= (cos x)^x u= cos x du= -sin x dx ln y = ln(cos x)^x ln y = x ln(cos x) (dy/dx)/(y)= ln(cos x) (dy/dx)= y ln(cos x) = (cos x)^x * (ln cos x) (dx/du)= x(cos x)^(x-1) * (-sin x) = - x sin(x)cos^(x-1)(x) (dy/dx)-(dx/du)=

  12. closing off first quadrant

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  13. math/ calculus

    full work out with explanation of this problem please we're working with derivatives and i don't understand it given h(x)= cotx/x find h'(pi/2)

  14. Science

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  15. Calculus

    Find the outside and inside functions of the following to find their derivatives: 1) sqrt(2x+9) 2) cos(cos(x)) 3) tan(x) I already know how to find their derivatives I'm just not exactly sure what parts of the chain rule equation would be considered the

  16. Calculus

    Which of the following choices will most easily evaluate the integral of [L(x)]/[P(x)] dx, where L(x) is a logarithmic function and P(x) is a polynomial? a) Integrate the polynomial function and differentiate the logarithmic function. b) Integrate the

  17. calculus

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  18. Math(Urgent)

    Differentiate. g(x)=(x^3+1)(3x^2-1) I know that the answer is 15x^4-3x^2+6x but I donot know how to get to this. I was using g'(x) X h(x) + g(x) X h'(x) and I was using the derivatives 3x^2 and 6x but I guess this is wrong. Please help!! Thank you.

  19. Calculus

    Which of the following choices will most easily evaluate integral of [L(x)]/P(x) dx, where L(x) is a logarithmic function and P(x) is a polynomial? a) Integrate the polynomial function and differentiate the logarithmic function b) Integrate the logarithmic

  20. Calc.

    Differentiate. y= (cos x)^x u= cos x du= -sin x dx ln y = ln(cos x)^x ln y = x ln(cos x) (dy/dx)/(y)= ln(cos x) (dy/dx)= y ln(cos x) = (cos x)^x * (ln cos x) (dx/du)= x(cos x)^(x-1) * (-sin x) = - x sin(x)cos^(x-1)(x) (dy/dx)-(dx/du)=

  21. calculus

    Let f be a function that has derivatives of all orders for all real numbers. Assume f(0)=5, f'(0)=-3, f''(0)=1, and f'''(0)=4. Write the third-degree Taylor polynomial for h, where h(x) = integral of f(t)dt from 0 to x, about x=0 for this part, I got

  22. Calculus

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  23. calculus

    derivatives differentiate y=x^7/3 So far I have Y=7/3X Is this all there is to this problem? Using the power rule, you bring the exponent down, just like you did. Then, you subtract one from the given exponent to get the new exponent. 7/3 - 1 (which is

  24. English

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  25. trigo help!

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  26. Calculus

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  27. math

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  28. convert derivatives of x,y,z, to r, Ɵ,z

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  29. Calculus

    I'm having problems with this one. Can't get the right answer. Differentiate the following using the chain rule. f(x) = squareroot(x^2+1)/(3x+1) I know that I can take the whole thing and put it to the (1/2) and differentiate that then use the quotient

  30. Calculus: Differentiation

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  31. Math - Calculus 1

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  32. Calc

    If y=3x^2-2, then dy/d(2x-3)= ? I've never taken derivatives with respect to anything other than a single variable, such as x, y or t, so i'm not sure how to start this problem! Thanks

  33. MATH

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  34. calculus

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  35. Math-Derivitives

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  36. Calculus

    Okay so I have a question on my assignment that says: You are given that tan(y) = x. Find sin(y)^2. Express your answer in terms of x. I know its derivatives, and I've tried taking the derivatives of both etc, and got them both to come out as cos(y)^2,

  37. Math - Calculus 1

    Approximate the following value using derivatives (without a calculator) (1.1)^4 - (1.1)^2 I only know how to do linear approximation when using square roots. How do I do this type of problem?

  38. calculus

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  39. calculus

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  40. Calculus

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  41. Calculus

    show that the curves r=asin(è) and r=acos(è) intersect at right angles. can you show that the derivatives for each are the negative reciprocal of each other? That is the key. i need more info..i know how to find the derivative...but how will that prove

  42. engineering mathematic

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  43. math

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  44. Calculus

    I think I have the correct answers for the following problems. For anyone who has the time I would appreciate it if you could tell me if I am correct/incorrect. Thank you. 1). Differentiate ã(x)sin x = (2xcosx+sinx)/2ã(x) 2). Differentiate 2t/(4+t^2)

  45. Math

    Is it possible to differentiate (60-x)/1.2? I'm thinking the answer would be 1/0 which is not possible but I just want to make sure. No problem. Just do a little algebra first. f(x)= (60-x)/1.2 = 50 - (5/6) x The derivative is df/dx = -5/6 How did you get

  46. calculus

    I am having trouble with this problem also derivative differentiate f(x)=(3-x)^4(x+5)^3 so far I have 4(3-x(x+5)^3+3(x+5)(3-x) Not quite right. Treat it as d/dx[u(x) + v(x)] = u dv/dx + v du/dx u(x) = (3-x)^4 v(x) = (x+5)^3 du/dx = -4(3-x))^3 (using the

  47. largest possible area

    Again from applications of derivatives.. what is the largest possible area for a right triangle whose hypotneus is 5cm long, and what are its dimensions. Thanks a^2 + b^2 = c^2 3^2 + 4^2 = 5^2 Area of a triangle 1/2 base times altitude hint: base is 3

  48. Math(Please check. Thank You)

    1) solve:e^x(x^2-4)=0 e^x=0 and then (x+2)(x-2) so x=2, -2 2) differentiate: y=ln(6x^2 - 3x + 1) 1/(6x^2 - 3x + 1) * 12x-3 3) differentiate: y=e^-3x+2 -3 * e^-3x+2 4) evaluate: 2^4-x=8 2^4-x = 2^3 4-x = 3 -x=-1 so x=1 5) differentiate: x^3 + y^3 -6 =0 3x^2

  49. Math

    Problem solving with derivatives. Question: The sum of 2 numbers is 12. If one number is x, the value of x for which the product of the two numbers is a maximum is?

  50. math

    Differentiate the following function, much like problem 14 of section 3.2 (page 152) of your textbook: y = 14 J + N e^t, where J and N are given constants. Enter the derivative here:

  51. math

    If cos(3 x)6Ó14 x e^2 y=0, find [ dy/dx] using implicit differentiation. In this problem, you should differentiate both sides of this equation with respect to x. First, using implicit differentiation, differentiate the left side of the equation with

  52. Math - Calculus

    Problem solving with derivatives. Question: A piece of wire length of 30cm is cut into 2 sections. Each section is then bent into the shape of a square. Find the smallest possible value of the sum of the areas of the two squares.

  53. Calculus

    How do I solve this problem without integrals or derivatives? Find the distance traveled in 14 seconds by an object that is moving with a velocity of v(t) = 11 + 6cos t feet per second. A. 154.8204 B. 156.1704 C. 159.9436

  54. appliedcalculus

    Suppose a farmer has 1,000 feet of fence and wishes to build two identical rectangular enclosures. What should be the dimensions of each enclosure if the total area is to be a maximum? Set problem up and solve using derivatives.

  55. Calculus III

    Hi, this question is about Langrange multipliers. Given f(x,y) = y^2 - x^2, subject to the constraint g(x,y) = 0.25x^2 + y^2 = 1, find the max and mins. So I found the partial derivatives for both f(x,y) and g(x,y): fx = -2x fy = 2y gx = 0.5x gy = 2y And

  56. Calculus III

    Hi, this question is about Langrange multipliers. Given f(x,y) = y^2 - x^2, subject to the constraint g(x,y) = 0.25x^2 + y^2 = 1, find the max and mins. So I found the partial derivatives for both f(x,y) and g(x,y): fx = -2x fy = 2y gx = 0.5x gy = 2y And

  57. Calculus III

    Hi, this question is about Langrange multipliers. Given f(x,y) = y^2 - x^2, subject to the constraint g(x,y) = 0.25x^2 + y^2 = 1, find the max and mins. So I found the partial derivatives for both f(x,y) and g(x,y): fx = -2x fy = 2y gx = 0.5x gy = 2y And

  58. optimal dimensions

    Applications of derivatives You are planning to make an open rectangular box from an 8 by 15 inch piece of cardboard by cutting congruent squares from the corners and folding up the sides. what are the dimensions of the box of largest volume you can make

  59. BC Calculus

    Solve this problem algebraically, using your knowledge of derivatives. Do not solve by graphing. If 800 feet of fencing is used to enclose a rectangular plot of land that borders a river, what is the maximum area that can be enclosed?

  60. Calculus AP

    5.2 The Natural logarithmic function Differentiate the function problem # 13: f(x)= sqrt(x) Inx

  61. Maths

    Can someone help me with the following? Prove that (grad)^2 f(r) = D^2/dr^2 + (2/r) Df/Dr Where D^2/dr^2 refers to the second partial derivative of f , w.r.t. r and Df/ Dr refers to partial derivative of f, w.r.t r vector r = xi + yj + zk and f(r) is twice

  62. micro

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  63. psychology

    When the XY genetic code begins to assert itself A ovaries begin to differentiate B testes begin to differentiate C estrogen begins to be produced D brain development begins to occur more rapidly i believe the correct answer is B

  64. math

    can some one please help me with the following questions as i don't understand them please (a) write down the derivative of each of the functions f(x)=E7x and g(x)=cos(2x) using the product rule differentiate the function k(x)=E7xcos(2x) (b)write down the

  65. Calculus grade 12

    a) determine the derivative of y = sin2x b) determine the derivative of y = 2SinxCosx c) shoe that derivatives in parts a) and b) are equal d) explain why derivatives in parts a) and be should be equal.

  66. 2nd Order linear ODEs

    I'm having trouble solving this problem: For the equation x^(2)y′′ - xy′ = 0 , find two solutions, show that they are linearly independent and find the general solution. Hint: Try y = x^(r). I divided the equation by x^(2) first to simplify it, and

  67. Calculus

    Just got through with derivatives, power rule, and chain rule. I am supposed to find the first and second derivatives of the function. y = 4x/√x+1 and y = cos^2(x) y' = [(x+1)^(1/2)(4)]-[(4x)(1/2(x+1)^(-1/2))(1)] y' =

  68. Calculus

    THANK YOU TUTORS SO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP Determine the intervals on which the function is concave up or concave down. I finally understand that when f'' is greater than 0 it means concave up. f(X) = 18x^2 + x^4 so I differentiate that to be 36x + 4x^3 that

  69. Calculus

    I finished this problem but I wanted some feedback because I don't know if it's entirely correct. Suppose that functions f and g and their derivatives with respect to x have the following values at x=2. f(x)=8 g(x)=2 f'(x)=1/3 g'(x)=-3 Find d/dx of f(g(x))

  70. Writing

    Do the words define an differentiate have the same meaning? Because I have to define and differentiate population and community but when I define it doesn't that show the differences between the two words?

  71. Derivatives

    Find the derivatives of: 1. H(x)= sin2xcos2x The answer given is 2cos4x. My question is, how in the world did they get that!? Shouldn't the answer at least contain the sin function, either negative or positive seeing as it's the derivative of cos? Also,

  72. calculus

    Can some explain how to do this problem? I tried using derivatives...but...I keep getting a different answer from what my teacher told me! A projectile is fired directly upward with an initial velocity of 144 ft/sec and its height (in feet) above the

  73. calc

    What are the first and second derivatives of y = (1/x^2)-(1/(x-2)^2)?

  74. calc

    What are the first and second derivatives of y= x^(2/3) * (2.5 - x)

  75. calc

    what are the first and second derivatives for y= x* (4-x^2)^1/2

  76. Calc

    what are the first and second derivatives for y= x* (4-x^2)^1/2

  77. Calc

    What are the first and second derivatives of y= x^(2/3) * (2.5 - x)

  78. Calc

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  79. calculus

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  80. math

    I need help differentiating this question: 3e^-4x that's three e to the power of negative 4x. when you differentiate, you get: -12e^-4x thanks, but how come it's not -12e^-4x-1, or do i just not minus a one when the power is a co-efficient? Remember, the

  81. Calculus

    yes! tnk u ok? It's actually (x->0.) Find the limit of cot(x)-csc(x) as x approached 0? Lim [cot(x) - csc (x)] ..x->0 = Lim [(cos x -1)/sin x] ..x->0 Use L'Hopital's rule and take the ratio of the derivatives: Lim (-sin x/cos x) = 0 x->0 thank you very

  82. Differentiate

    Can someone please differentiate y = sin x / x for me? What I did was put (sin x)(x)^-1 and used the product rule... So for me it was (sin x)[-1(x)^-2] + [(x)^-1(cos x)] Now as I'm looking at a similar homework problem I think my method may be wrong... If

  83. calculus

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  84. Maths

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  85. Calculus

    Compute the derivatives of : f(x)= x^7 + 7^x+ 7^7

  86. Calculus Homework

    You are blowing air into a spherical balloon at a rate of 7 cubic inches per second. The goal of this problem is to answer the following question: What is the rate of change of the surface area of the balloon at time t= 1 second, given that the balloon has

  87. Math

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  88. calculus

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  89. Calc

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  90. calculus

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  91. calculus

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  92. math

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  93. calculus quick question

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  94. calculus

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  95. calculus

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  96. English

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  97. chemistry

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  98. math (2)

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  99. Calculus

    I get mixed up when graphing derivatives. If I'm given the graph of f how do I get f' and f"?

  100. Calculus

    Find the first and second derivatives of the given functions. y=¡î(x©÷+1) y'=x(x©÷+1)^(-1/2) y"=[1(x©÷+1)^(-1/2)]-[(1/2)[(x©÷+1)^(-3/2)](2x)(x)] y"=[(x©÷+1)^(-1/2)]-[(x©÷)(x©÷+1)^(-3/2)] Is the second derivative right?

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