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Homework Help: Finding a derivative

  1. Jan 11, 2006 #1
    Hey guys,
    I have a calculus problem that should be easy but I haven't taken calc in a few years so I can't remember where to begin. If somebody could give me some help with this, that would be great

    find the following derivative: y=5^(3-3x)
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  3. Jan 11, 2006 #2


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    You know the derivative of e^x and the chain rule (right?), so just use these along with the fact that:

    [tex]5^{a}=e^{a \ln 5} [/tex]
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