Find the derivative of 1/ x.
Answer: The derivative of 1/x is -1/x2.
Let us proceed step by step.
Let us consider f(x) = 1/x =x-1
Then, f'(x) = n xn-1 , where n= -1.
Replacing n with -1, we get
f'(1/x) = -1 x-2
f'(1/x) = -1/ x2
So, the derivative of 1/x is -1/x2.
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