Monday

October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, September 24, 2006 at 10:26pm.

2 x^e is x to the power 2.718.. It is not a constant and therefore the derivative is not zero.

Use the formula for the derivative of x to a power that is constant (x^a). The formula for that may involve a log.

Are you sure you did not mean e^x? The derivative of that is not zero either.

Please let us know if you need further help.

I should finish up that last question because I was incorrect in saying the formula involved a logarithm.

The derivative of x^a with respect to x is just a x^(a-1)

so the derivative of 2 x^e is

2e x^(e-1)

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Calculus--> bobpursley - How do you get m=0? from taking the second ...

Differentiation - Again, that all makes sense. Thank you very much. Thank you ...

Calculus- answer check - A brand new stock is also called an initial public ...

Calculus - R=M^2(c/2-m/3) dR/dM=CM-M^2 I found the derivative. Now how would I ...

Calc - a) y =ln(x-1) find dy/dx=? b) y=3 ln x - ln (1/x) where x >0, dy/dx...

derivative - Would the first derivative of R(t)=9t[(t-4)^3/2.718] be R'(t)=3....

Calculus:check please - given: 1st derivative is 2(2-3x-2x^2)/(1+x^2)^2 (...

Calculus - Use a symbolic differentiation utility to find the derivative of the ...

calculus - Please help with this. I need the first derivative of f(x)=4(x+...

math-calc - Two sides of a triangle have constant lengths a and b, and the angle...