# ($x^n)' = n x^{n -1}$: Six Proofs

by Russell Jay Hendel (Dowling College)

College Mathematics Journal
September, 1990

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Differentiation
Applicable Course(s): 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I

Six different ways of deriving the derivative of $x^n$

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