# How do you find the derivative of #f(x)=5x^3+12x^2-15#?

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Jul 12, 2018

#### Explanation:

Given function:

differentiating above function w.r.t.

Jul 12, 2018

#### Explanation:

Whenever we're trying to differentiate a polynomial, it helps to use the power rule.

In essence, with the power rule, the exponent becomes the coefficient, and the power is decremented by one. We get

Recall that the derivative of a constant is zero.

Hope this helps!