# What is the derivative of #y = 2x^2 - 5#?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 6, 2018

The derivative is

#### Explanation:

For this, we can use the power rule:

So, if we have

Following the power rule,

Mar 6, 2018

4x

#### Explanation:

the power rule goes as

the 2 and 0 comes down to the front and you subtract one from the power

=

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and that's it