What is the derivative of x*e^(2x)?

I know that I have to use integration by parts. However, I am not sure if I got the right answer.

Thank you!

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- February 23rd 2013, 05:17 AMremutyteWhat is the derivative of xe^(2x)?
What is the derivative of x*e^(2x)?

I know that I have to use integration by parts. However, I am not sure if I got the right answer.

Thank you! - February 23rd 2013, 06:07 AMMINOANMANRe: What is the derivative of xe^(2x)?
The first derivative is e^(2x)[1+2x] and the second is 4e^(2x)[x+1]

- February 26th 2013, 02:06 AMjohnykeetsRe: What is the derivative of xe^(2x)?
As far as my knowledge is concerned, The derivative can be calculated by

using d/dx(uv) = u dv/dx + v du/dx

d/dx(xe^2x) = x d/dx(e^2x) + e^2x as d/dx x = 1

= 2x e^2x + e^2x as d/dx(e^y) = e^y dy/dx [using chain rule]

Therefore, the derivative of xe^(2x)=1.

Hope this is useful.

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maths assignments help - February 26th 2013, 04:16 AMHallsofIvyRe: What is the derivative of xe^(2x)?
What, exactly is the

**question**? You first ask about the derivative but then refer to integration.

If the question is about the derivative, you use the product rule: .

If the question is about the integral, you use integration by parts. Let u= x, . Then du= dx, .

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