find y' if

I'm not sure at all what to do here. Can anyone tell me what definition/property is key to use? I would really appreciate it!

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- January 23rd 2009, 03:47 PMlittlejodologarithmic differentiation trouble
find y' if

I'm not sure at all what to do here. Can anyone tell me what definition/property is key to use? I would really appreciate it! - January 23rd 2009, 03:56 PMMush
- January 23rd 2009, 04:55 PMlittlejodo
I just realized I made a mistake in the function. The second term was supposed to read 2raised to the e, all raised to x.

How would that change things? I was thinking that it might end up looking like the other term?

Thank you! - January 23rd 2009, 04:58 PMMush
- January 23rd 2009, 05:04 PMlittlejodo
Okay, so the final answer I came to is:

Is this correct? Again, I really appreciate your help. - January 23rd 2009, 05:16 PMMush
Actually I just realised the first term is a bit more difficult than that:

It might be better to treat each term separately!

Let and

Take the first term.

Hence