Could somebody please help me find the derivative of the following function please?: y = ln(e^(-x) + xe^(-x)) Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!
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Originally Posted by s3a Could somebody please help me find the derivative of the following function please?: y = ln(e^(-x) + xe^(-x)) Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance! $\displaystyle y = \ln[e^{-x}(1 + x)] = \ln(e^{-x}) + \ln(1+x) = -x + \ln(1+x)$ now take the derivative ...
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