12 Differentiating the Natural Log

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Next: Working with other Bases Up: Doing that Calc Thing Previous: Integrating e x and its Differentiating the Natural Log Let's not beat around the bush. Here you go: Pretty amazing that the derivative of an ugly function like would be a pretty function like . It's kind of a Cinderella story for functions, but without the pumpkins, glass slipper and raging
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Unformatted text preview: royal hormones. Now, suppose that we want to differentiate . We have two options: Option 1: Just do it by the chain rule . Option 2: Use the fact that Then, In general, the chain rule says So for instance, Joel Hass 1999-05-26...
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