# How do you differentiate #y = x^3-8#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 4, 2016

#### Explanation:

To differentiate, you must differentiate every term with

**Part 1)**

**Note: The formula used is #(d(x^n))/dx=nx^(n-1)#**

Since

**Part 2)**

**In this case, #n=0#, since 8 can be expressed as #8x^0#**

Therefore,