# The derivative using logarithmic differentiation. Is this correct?

1. Homework Statement [/b]

Find the derivative of the given function.

## Homework Equations

Chain rule and logarithmic differentiation.

## The Attempt at a Solution

See attached .gif. I was just wondering if this seemed correct? Thanks!

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You made a small mistake going from the 5th to the 6th line. ln(e) = ?

ln(e) = 1. I replaced it in the 7th line.

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ln(e) = 1. I replaced it in the 7th line.
I mean, xln(e) = x(1) = x right?

$\frac{d}{dx} (x) = 1$

Dick