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Differentiate y = 2x^3 + 6x^2 + 4x + 3 with respect to x.

Each term is differentiated according to the formula:

y = axb --> dy/dx = b*ax(b-1)

Constants differentiate to zero.

Therefore in this example:

dy/dx = 6x2 + 12x + 4 

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