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    Exponent differentiation

    I'm trying to differentiate the following equation:


    and is the way I should differentiate that function and those exponents sth like this:

    5[-.01e^{-.01t}+.51e^{-.51t}]???
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    Yes, that works.
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    But for some reason, the answer doesn't contain the - sign on the .01:


    Can this be explained?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kataangel View Post
    But for some reason, the answer doesn't contain the - sign on the .01:


    Can this be explained? Mr F says: Yes. And very easily too. The answer is wrong.
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