Calculus 10th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1-28505-709-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-709-5

Chapter 2 - Differentiation - 2.3 Exercises - Page 125: 20


Rewrite: $\frac{1}{4}(5x^2-3)$ Differentiate: $\frac{1}{4}(10x)$ Simplify: $\frac{5x}{2}$

Work Step by Step

Rewrite: Factor out the $\frac{1}{4}$ to get a constant times an expression. Differentiate: Using the Constant Multiple Rule and the Power Rule, differentiate the expression to get $\frac{1}{4}(10x)$. Simplify: Multiply the fraction and simplify the numerator and the denominator.
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