Calculus: Early Transcendentals 8th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285741552
ISBN 13: 978-1-28574-155-0

Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponential Functions - 3.1 Exercises: 17

Answer

$\frac{1}{2}p^{-1/2}-1$

Work Step by Step

Rewrite as $p^{1/2}-p$ Differentiate using the power and constant multiple rule. Keep the constant, bring down the original power (n), and multiply by $p^{nāˆ’1}$
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