# relative rate of change

• Jan 11th 2010, 01:50 PM
bearhug
relative rate of change
Question: If $y = x^x$ find the relative rate of change of y with respect to x when x = 1.

• Jan 11th 2010, 02:04 PM
Henryt999
You derive
You derive the equation, the derivate is the relative rate of change.
• Jan 11th 2010, 02:11 PM
bearhug
oh thats it! thank you so much
Answer would be: $X^x (ln x + 1)$ correct?
• Jan 11th 2010, 02:17 PM
Henryt999
Ohh sorry
Ops!
I saw x^2 how do you bla bla, at first I though what kind of question is that to post here....Now I realize I´m the idiot sorry........
• Jan 11th 2010, 02:19 PM
bigwave
deregard