   Chapter 2.R, Problem 27E

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

# 13–40 Calculate y ' . y = ( 1 − x − 1 ) − 1

To determine

To find: The derivative of y

Explanation

Formula:

i.

a-n=1an

ii.

Exponent rule,  ddxxn=nxn-1

iii.

Quotient rule,  ddxfxgx=gx*ddx(fx- fx*ddx(gxgx2

Given:

y=1-x-1-1

Calculation:

Consider the given function y=1-x-1-1

The function can be rearranged as y=11-x-1=

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