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The derivative of log and exp functions

  1. Mar 13, 2010 #1

    ShayanJ

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    Hi
    I wanna know is it possible to differentiate exp and log functions where bases are functions not constants?How?
    Thanks
     
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  3. Mar 13, 2010 #2

    arildno

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    Remember that:

    1. [tex]a^{b}=e^{b\ln(a)}[/tex]
    and

    2.[tex] log_{a}(b)=\frac{\ln(b)}{\ln(a)}[/tex]

    Use these rules in the appropriate manner in order to differentiate the expressions you asked about!
     
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