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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Derivative of f(x)=ax^{n} is f'(x)=anx^{n-1}, The derivative of functions of the form fx=ax^{n}+bx^{n-1}+… where all exponents are integers".

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Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*A function is given as \(f(x)=3x^2-6x+4+\frac3x,-2\le x \le 4, x\ne 0\).*" ... more - "
*Consider the function \(f(x)=6 - ax+\frac 3{x^2},x\neq 0\)*" ... more - "
*Consider the cubic function \(f(x)=\frac{1}{6}x^3-2x^2+6x-2\)*" ... more - "
*Consider the function \(f(x)=x^3-9x+2\).*" ... more - "
*Let \(f(x)=jx^3+jx^2+kx+m\) where \(j, k\) and \(m\) are constants.*" ... more - "
*Consider the function \(f(x)=\frac{20}{x^2}+kx\) where \(k\) is a constant and \(x\neq0\).*" ... more

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