Calculus, 10th Edition (Anton)

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ISBN 10: 0-47064-772-8
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Chapter 6 - Exponential, Logarithmic, And Inverse Trigonometric Functions - 6.2 Derivatives And Integrals Involving Logarithmic Functions - Exercises Set 6.2 - Page 425: 19


$f'(x) = \dfrac{1}{x\ln x}$

Work Step by Step

In order to derivate this function you have to apply the chain rule Let's make a «u» substitution to make it easier $f(u) = \ln (u)$ $u = \ln (u)$ Derivate the function: $f'(u) = \dfrac{u'}{u}$ Now let's find u' $u' = \dfrac{1}{x}$ Then undo the substitution, simplify and get the answer: $f'(x) = \dfrac{1}{x\ln x}$
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