Chain Rule: The General Power Rule - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

The general power rule is a special case of the chain rule. It is useful when finding the derivative of a function that is raised to the nth power. The general power rule states that this derivative is n times the function raised to the (n-1)th power times the derivative of the function.

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Chain Rule: The General Power Rule - Problem 1
Problem 1
How to differentiate a composite function with the power rule and chain rule.
Chain Rule: The General Power Rule - Problem 2
Problem 2
How to differentiate a product that contains a composite function.
Chain Rule: The General Power Rule - Problem 3
Problem 3
How to differentiate a quotient that contains a composite function.