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# C2 differentiation watch

1. (Original post by someperson)
i'm too slow with latex

and i'm being dumb...but how do you get the first...i get -2 not -1/2

Erm...in what bit?
2. (Original post by maxfire)

Erm...in what bit?
differentiating y=1/2x
3. hmm yh i got up to x^5/2 = 1/32

i dont know how to do it from there :/

thanks for all the help
4. (Original post by uxa595)
hmm yh i got up to x^5/2 = 1/32

i dont know how to do it from there :/

thanks for all the help
how else can you write x^5/2 ?
5. oh i got it x=1/2
6. (Original post by uxa595)
oh i got it x=1/2
i dont think that's right...write out your steps
7. (Original post by someperson)
differentiating y=1/2x

Is that what you mean?
8. (Original post by uxa595)
hmm yh i got up to x^5/2 = 1/32

i dont know how to do it from there :/

thanks for all the help

Do you understand that?
9. (Original post by maxfire)

Is that what you mean?
thanks...i just confused myself

10. whats dy/dx of 4x^3/2 ??
11. (Original post by uxa595)
whats dy/dx of 4x^3/2 ??
6x^(1/2)

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