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    relative rate of change

    Question: If y = x^x find the relative rate of change of y with respect to x when x = 1.

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    You derive

    You derive the equation, the derivate is the relative rate of change.
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    oh thats it! thank you so much
    Answer would be: X^x (ln x + 1) correct?
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    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 Im the idiot sorry........
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    deregard
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