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# Differentiation with respect to x

1. How do you do the following?

y=x^2-2x+3/2x^2

2. (Original post by PudsyTheBear)
How do you do the following?

y=x^2-2x+3/2x^2

First you split it up, so you have,

y'=(x^2)'-(2x)'+3/2*(x^2)'

And calculate the differentials of each,

y'=2x-2+3x=5x-2

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