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Need some calculus help

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by BigEZ, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. BigEZ

    BigEZ Between two ferns

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    Alright i'm doing some estimating error using the simpsons rule and i'm trying to figure out the 4th derivative of e^(x^2). I can get the 1st derivative but i'm blanking on how to get the 2nd and 3rd and 4th derivative.

    -Eric
     
  2. TBR

    TBR TYVMSAP

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    Ahhh the Simpsons Rule. I know it well.

    It's not too hard. I'll try to write it out, try to keep up.

    E^My Shorts

    E*(Eat them^2/Cowabungadude)*doh = excellllllllent.
     
  3. BigEZ

    BigEZ Between two ferns

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    you have to use simpson's rule?
     
  5. firechicken2k

    firechicken2k Капитан. Иинах.

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    Here's a good explanation of the Simpson's rule + good examples:
    http://hvrhscalculus.wikidot.com/estimation-techniques

    Have fun
     
  6. LedZeppelin

    LedZeppelin 16 Pushrods and 3 Pedals

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    1st deriv = 2xe^(x^2)
    2nd deriv = e^(x^2)
    3rd deriv = 2xe^(x^2)
    4th deriv = e^(x^2)

    Pretty sure that's right
     
  7. SFrymyah

    SFrymyah Hi, I'm Steven

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    well played, sir:thumbup:
     
  8. BigEZ

    BigEZ Between two ferns

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    Yeah its the simpsons rule but i was needing the 4th derivative of said equation. Buuutt i got it figured out.

    Yeah i know how to use the rule and whatnot it was just finding the 4th derivative of e^(x^2) that had me blanking. But, I got it figured out so no big deal.
     
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    Corrupted don't be a suck-up...

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    Don't listen to this guy.
     
  10. BigEZ

    BigEZ Between two ferns

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    I got it last night and it wasn't that lol.