`y = 3/(x^7)` Use the rules of differentiation to find the derivative of the function.

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Chapter 2, 2.2 - Problem 8 - Calculus of a Single Variable (10th Edition, Ron Larson).
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Given: `y=(3)/(x^7)`

The given is equivalent to: `y=3x^(-7)`

Find the derivative: `y'=-21x^(-8)`

Simplify the derivative: `y'=(-21)/(x^8)`

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