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This is from a Trig/Calculus course...Explain FULLY:

If
F(x) = x^4 - 2x^3 + 4x^2 - 9

Note: ^ indicates exponant.

Find F prime of x. It will be a derivative.

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You need to Find F'(x), the first derevative of the fuction.
We know that,
d/dx (x^n) = n x^(n-1)
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#### Solution Summary

This is from a Trig/Calculus course...Explain FULLY:

If
F(x) = x^4 - 2x^3 + 4x^2 - 9

Note: ^ indicates exponant.

Find F prime of x. It will be a derivative.

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