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Applying rules of differentiation

Rules for Differentiation

There are a number of differentiation rules that you need to be familiar with.

For example, find the derivative of:

  1. \( y = \frac{x^\frac{3}{2}}{4} - 3\sqrt{x} + 8\,\) using the basic rules.
  2. \({\displaystyle 5x - x^2 + 3x^3 + 2 \ln x\,}\) using the basic rules.
  3. \(y = \cos^2\theta\) using the chain rule.
  4. \( y = (3 + x^2)(2 + \ln x) \) using the product rules.
  5. \( \displaystyle y = \frac{x^2}{\sqrt{x-1}} \) using the quotient rule.

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