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- Oct 31st 2012, 01:18 PMamthomasjrDerivative of natural log

My professor got

I have

I don't see how my answer is incorrect - Oct 31st 2012, 01:33 PMskeeterRe: Derivative of natural log
note the power rule for logs ...

- Oct 31st 2012, 01:41 PMamthomasjrRe: Derivative of natural log
I thought that, but wouldn't the parentheses make a difference?

but ? - Oct 31st 2012, 02:22 PMskeeterRe: Derivative of natural log
no, it's the argument that is raised to the 7th power, not the entire log function ... if that were the case, the function would be written or the more archaic

- Oct 31st 2012, 02:53 PMamthomasjrRe: Derivative of natural log
I see. I've always thought that was implied when you write it as . Thanks.