Need help differentiating the following equation:

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1. I have this equation: y= 2.52e^-0.8472x which I need to differentiate.



2. I am unsure whether to use the product or chain rule>



3. I honestly don't know what to do...
I was thinking 2.52e^u?
 

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NascentOxygen
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I was thinking 2.52e^u?

Yes, let u=-0.8472x is how you could do it.

Then, dy/dx = dy/du * du/dx
 
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Thanks!
 

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