# Math Help - differentiate y=a(1-exp^-bx)

1. ## differentiate y=a(1-exp^-bx)

I need to find the derivative of the following function......

y=a(1-exp^-bx)

2. Originally Posted by Confused169
I need to find the derivative of the following function......

y=a(1-exp^-bx)

$y = a - a e^{-bx}$.

You should know that the derivative of a constant is zero.

And the second term is a standard form whose derivative you should either know or be able to easily look up.

Edit: *Ahem* In fact ..... http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...exp-x-b-c.html. You're meant to learn something from the replies you get.