`y = 1/(x - 2)` Find the derivative of the function.

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Chapter 2, 2.4 - Problem 17 - Calculus of a Single Variable (10th Edition, Ron Larson).
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Given: `y=1/(x-2)`

Rewrite the function as `y=1(x-2)^-1`

Find the derivative using the Chain Rule.

`y'=-1(x-2)^-2`

`y'=(-1)/(x-2)^2`

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