# What is the derivative of #x^2#?

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May 23, 2018

#### Explanation:

Use that

May 23, 2018

#### Explanation:

Anytime we see a polynomial, we can use the **Power Rule** (see below) to find its derivative.

With the Power Rule, the exponent comes out front of the variable, and the power gets decremented by

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May 23, 2018

#### Explanation:

By first principles: