# Question about Derivative of e^x

• Dec 18th 2007, 09:51 PM
FalconPUNCH!
Hi I was wondering if we're supposed to use the chain rule when differentiating $e^x$

1. Is the derivative of $e^{2x} = 2e^{2x}$
• Dec 18th 2007, 11:15 PM
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.

$e^u * u'$.