How would I find the derivative of
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Originally Posted by circuscircus How would I find the derivative of we have some variable as a power...logarithmic differentiation should come to mind
Or we can use the well-known trick
Originally Posted by Krizalid Or we can use the well-known trick right (that trick always slips my mind)
I don't see the connection between that and my original equation...
Originally Posted by circuscircus I don't see the connection between that and my original equation... Krizalid is saying you could notice that . and find the derivative of that.
so like this?
Originally Posted by circuscircus so like this? to find the derivative of you need to use the product rule (while simultaneously using the chain rule to deal with the part)
so would be like this?
Originally Posted by circuscircus so would be like this? use parentheses! you have the idea, but the answer as written is wrong. you should have: by the way, this can be simplified a lot, for instance, instead of writing you could write and you can change the back to it's original form
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