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    Can anyone help me find the derivative of 3xe^-kx
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    Re: derivatives

    use chain rule, u=3x and v=e^{-kx}
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    Re: derivatives

    don't you have to use a combination of the product rule and chain rule?
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    Re: derivatives

    Quote Originally Posted by consevans View Post
    Can anyone help me find the derivative of 3xe^-kx
    If y=f(x)e^{g(x)} then y'=f'(x)e^{g(x)}+f(x)g'(x)e^{g(x)}
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    Re: derivatives

    Quote Originally Posted by BAdhi View Post
    use chain rule, u=3x and v=e^{-kx}
    I think you mean "product rule".
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