What is the derivative of `3x^2` ?

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Re: What is the derivative of `3x^2` ?

Postby Galaxy » Fri 06 May, 2011 11:47

The derivative of `3x^2` is 6x.

To take the derivative of anything you would just multiply the coefficient by the exponent of x and then subtract 1 from the exponent of x.
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