# Thread: Derivative of a normal distribution

1. ## Derivative of a normal distribution

I need to know the first and second derivative of this

2. Originally Posted by skeltonjoe
I need to know the first and second derivative of this

The derivative ...with respect to what? And what've you tried so far?

Tonio

3. derivative with respect to x

4. Originally Posted by skeltonjoe
derivative with respect to x

Hint:Applying the chain rule, $(e^{f(x)})' = f'(x)\,e^{f(x)}\,,\,\,f(x)$ a derivable function.

Tonio