# How do you find the derivative of #1.5x^2-x+3.7#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 10, 2015

#### Explanation:

Using the power rule, which is

we can determine the derivative:

#1.5x^2 - x + 3.7#

#2(1.5)x^1 - 1 x^0 + 0#

As a side note, constants become 0 whenever they are being derived. The above equation can be simplified to become:

#3x - 1#

This is our derivative.

Hope this helped!