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Derivative[1][x^2] ??

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  • Subject: [mg29946] Derivative[1][x^2] ??
  • From: Tim 9-23 <bendoftimeb at>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 03:57:11 -0400 (EDT)
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I thought I would get the answer which is 2x, but I'm getting (x^2)'.

So my question is, how do I get the program to find the derivative and
not just re-write it in another form.  What's the command?

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Tim 9-23

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