Calculus 8th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1285740629
ISBN 13: 978-1-28574-062-1

Chapter 2 - Derivatives - Review - True-False Quiz - Page 196: 13



Work Step by Step

Formula for parabola is $y = x^2$ Using power rule: Derivative is $y '= 2x$ If you imagine the derivative at a point along the parabola, it is going to be $y'(x) = 2x$, where $2x$ is a polynomial. Hence, the given statement is true.
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