Differentiation is the opposite to integration and you use dy/dx. you drop the power in the front of the equation and you decrease the power by 1.

E.g. becomes

or

Quite easy when you know how!

Last modified on 9 May 2011, at 18:00
# A-level Mathematics/Edexcel/Core 1/Differentiation

Differentiation is the opposite to integration and you use dy/dx. you drop the power in the front of the equation and you decrease the power by 1.

E.g. becomes

or

Quite easy when you know how!