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Homework Help: How would i find the derivative of e^2θ

  1. Aug 20, 2008 #1
    how would i find the derivative of e^2θ
     
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  3. Aug 20, 2008 #2
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    the only thing that confuses me is the 2 theta part
     
  4. Aug 20, 2008 #3

    Dick

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    Use the chain rule. d/dt(e^(u(t)))=e^(u(t))*du(t)/dt. u(t)=2*t.
     
  5. Aug 20, 2008 #4
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    ok i'll use it
     
  6. Aug 20, 2008 #5
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    wow their was an example in my book and for some reason i missed it but thanks for reminding me about the chain rule
     
  7. Aug 20, 2008 #6
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    Well isn't the derivative of e^x, e^x?
     
  8. Aug 20, 2008 #7
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    yes it is
     
  9. Aug 20, 2008 #8

    Dick

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    No further questions then?
     
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