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

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

    y=a(1-exp^-bx)


    can anyone please help me!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Confused169 View Post
    I need to find the derivative of the following function......

    y=a(1-exp^-bx)


    can anyone please help me!
    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.
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