Hi, I just spent a while doing math homework and I am really stuck on this last question. It reads find the first derivative of

y = x^ln(x)

can someone please help me so i can move on.. Thanks!!!

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- October 9th 2008, 03:25 PMCucc1137first derivative with natural log
Hi, I just spent a while doing math homework and I am really stuck on this last question. It reads find the first derivative of

y = x^ln(x)

can someone please help me so i can move on.. Thanks!!! - October 9th 2008, 03:27 PMJhevon
- October 9th 2008, 03:29 PMmr fantastic
- October 9th 2008, 03:30 PMCucc1137
is that last step the derivative or do you take the derivative of that part?

- October 9th 2008, 03:33 PMmr fantastic
- October 9th 2008, 03:34 PMCucc1137
so is it

dy/dx = (2)(lnx)(1/x)(x^lnx)

can u simplify that down alot of just the basic (2lnx/x)(x^lnx) ??? - October 9th 2008, 03:37 PMmr fantastic
- October 9th 2008, 03:38 PMCucc1137
so what i have at the end is right .. or can you simplify more??

- October 9th 2008, 03:40 PMmr fantastic
- October 9th 2008, 03:43 PMCucc1137
o alright.. thank you