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All of the following can be differentiated by inspection from the Differentiation Rules and Common Formulas. A few should be worked from the definition of derivative to be certain it is understood. Some solutions, where supplied, are in Leibniz notation. Recognize equivalent expressions in both notations.

(Note: Greek letters here are simply variables. In common usage Greek letters represent angles, but they are just variables nonetheless.)

A55-2. {$$ y= x^2 + 2 $$}

A55-3. {$$ y= 5 - 4x $$}

A55-4. {$$ s= 2t^2 - 4 $$}

A55-5. {$$ y= \frac{1}{x} $$}

A55-6. {$$ y= \frac{x + 2}{x} $$}

A55-7. {$$ y= x^3 $$}

A55-8. {$$ y= 2x^2 - 3 $$}

A55-9. {$$ y= 1 - 2x^3 $$}

A55-10. {$$ \rho= a\theta^2 $$}

A55-11. {$$ y= \frac{2}{x^2} $$}

A55-12. {$$ y= \frac{3}{x - 1} $$}

A55-13. {$$ y = 7x^2 + x$$}

A55-14. {$$ s = at^2 - 2bt$$}

A55-15. {$$ r = 8t + 3t^2$$}

A55-16. {$$ y = \frac{3}{x^2}$$}

A55-17. {$$ s = -\frac{a}{2t + 3}$$}

A55-18. {$$ y = bx^3 - cx$$}

A55-19. {$$ \rho = 3\theta^3 - 2\theta^2$$}

A55-20. {$$ y = \frac{3}{4}x^2 - \frac{1}{2}x$$}

A55-21. {$$ y = \frac{x^2 - 5}{x}$$}

A55-22. {$$ \rho = \frac{\theta^2}{1 + \theta}$$}

A55-23. {$$ y = \frac{1}{2}x^2 + 2x$$}

A55-24. {$$ z = 4x - 3x^2$$}

A55-25. {$$ \rho = 3\theta + \theta^2$$}

A55-26. {$$ y = \frac{ax + b}{x^2}$$}

A55-27. {$$ z = \frac{x^3 + 2}{x}$$}

A55-28. {$$ y = x^2 - 3x + 6 $$}

A55-29. {$$ s = 2t^2 + 5t - 8 $$}

A55-30. {$$ \rho = 5\theta^3 - 2\theta + 6 $$}

A55-31. {$$ y = ax^2 + bx + c $$}

The following are very heavy on the powers formula. Reviewing the Laws of Exponents might be helpful.

B24-1. {$$y = x^{13}$$} worked

B24-2. {$$y = x^{-\frac{3}{2}}$$}

B24-3. {$$y = x^{2a}$$}

B24-4. {$$u = t^{2.4}$$}

B24-5. {$$z = \sqrt[3]{u}$$}

B24-6. {$$y = \sqrt[3]{x^{-5}}$$}

B24-7. {$$u = \sqrt[5]{\dfrac{1}{x^8}}$$}

B24-8. {$$y = 2x^a$$}

B24-9. {$$y = \sqrt[q]{x^3}$$}

B24-10. {$$y = \sqrt[n]{\dfrac{1}{x^m}}$$}

*Sources:*

*Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus***Wikisource***Calculus Made Easy*by Silvanus P. Thompson**Project Gutenberg**:

*Recommended:*

- Paul's Online Notes: Calculus I'' while not a source of material here, sometimes helpful when stuck.

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