im stuck on this problem y = e4x - 3

i know ' of ex

is ex

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- Mar 31st 2011, 02:13 AMrealisticy = e4x - 3 derive
im stuck on this problem y = e4x - 3

i know ' of ex

is ex - Mar 31st 2011, 03:56 AMSambit
- Mar 31st 2011, 04:34 AMHallsofIvy
You know that the

**derivative**of e^x is e^x. Do you know the chain rule? Do you know how to find the derivative of f(x)+ g(x) if you know the derivatives of f and g separately? Do you know the derivative of a constant? (Remember that the derivative is the "rate of change"- how fast does a constant change?)

Those are all things that are normally learned well before the derivative of the exponential.