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!

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. $y=3x^{2}+4x^{5}$ becomes

${\frac {dy}{dx}}=6x^{1}+20x^{4}$ or ${\frac {dy}{dx}}=6x+20x^{4}$

Quite easy when you know how!