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- October 28th 2012, 11:24 AMAZachDid I use log differentiation right?

- October 28th 2012, 12:26 PMtom@ballooncalculusRe: Did I use log differentiation right?
- October 28th 2012, 12:31 PMMarkFLRe: Did I use log differentiation right?
No, you incorrectly applied a certain log property, specifically:

Since the exponent is a constant, you should just use the power rule to differentiate, unless specifically instructed to use logs. - October 28th 2012, 01:28 PMSorobanRe: Did I use log differentiation right?
Hello, AZach!

Quote:

Why are you using log differentiation?

The exponent is a.*constant*

Or did you mean: .

- October 28th 2012, 01:47 PMAZachRe: Did I use log differentiation right?
- October 28th 2012, 01:57 PMPlatoRe: Did I use log differentiation right?
- October 29th 2012, 05:54 AMtom@ballooncalculusRe: Did I use log differentiation right?
Nearly. Just in case a picture helps...

http://www.ballooncalculus.org/draw/double/six.png

differentiate 4/3 x^(3/4 - x) - Wolfram|Alpha (Click on 'show steps'.)

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