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

Find the second derivative of:

[tex] e^{ax} [/tex]

and

[tex] e^{-ax} [/tex]

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

The book that I am using seems to have been very vague on how to take the derivatives of exponential functions. I am aware that:

[tex] \frac {d(e^{x})} {dx} = e^{x} [/tex]

but it says literally nothing about how the chain rule applies to exponential function, or does it? Am I just making it too difficult? Please help!

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# Homework Help: Second Derivative of Exponential Function

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