Use the General Power Rule.
To find the derivative of the given function, first rewrite the function.
By the General Power Rule
Substitute –2 for
) and simplify.
To find the value of the function at (–2, 3), first substitute –2 for
′ (–2) = –2.
Therefore, the derivative of the given function at the point (–2, 3) is –2.
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