(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the local max and min

f(x)=xe^x

2. Relevant equations

first find the derivative of xe^x and then set it to 0

3. The attempt at a solution

I understand how to approach the problem but I don't know how to break apart the original equation since there is an exponent there. I know if I ln both sides I can get rid of the e and therefore bring down the x exponent, but ln(0) does not exist.

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# Homework Help: Finding the derivative of an equation with an exponent

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