# How do you find the first, second derivative for #3x^(2/3)-x^2#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 4, 2015

You can use the *power rule*.

#### Explanation:

This function's first and second derivates can be found by using the power rule

#color(blue)(d/dx(x^n) = n * x^(n-1))#

The first derivative will be equal to

The second derivative will be equal to