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Derivative of a Polynomial

How to find the derivative of a polynomial function: definition, formula (power rule), 4 examples, and their solutions.

Derivative

FormulaDerivative of xn: Power Rule

FormulaDerivative of a Constant

Examplef(x) = x3, f'(x) = ?

Examplef(x) = 2x7 - 5x + 3, f'(x) = ?

Exampley = (6x6 - 3x3 + 2x2 - 1)/x, y' = ?

Exampley = xe, y' = ?