# Question about Derivative of e^x

• December 18th 2007, 10:51 PM
FalconPUNCH!
Hi I was wondering if we're supposed to use the chain rule when differentiating $e^x$

1. Is the derivative of $e^{2x} = 2e^{2x}$
• December 19th 2007, 12:15 AM
Truthbetold
Quote:

Originally Posted by FalconPUNCH!
Hi I was wondering if we're supposed to use the chain rule when differentiating $e^x$

1. Is the derivative of $e^{2x} = 2e^{2x}$

Yup.

$e^u * u'$.