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3-150.

Use the definition of a derivative to find if

Hana's Definition of derivative:

Substitute:

Expand the numerator and combine like terms.

Factor an out of the numerator so you can 'cancel out' the

*in the denominator.*

Evaluate the limit. You should get the same derivative you found with the Power Rule.