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Logarithmic Differentiation: Two Wrongs Make a Right

Differentiate \(f(x)^{g(x)}\) first as if \(g\) was a constant, then as if \(f\) was a constant. Presto!
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Author(s): 
Noah Samuel Brannen (Sonoma State University) and Ben Ford (Sonoma State University)
Publication Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
November, 2004
Subject(s): 
Differentiation
Single Variable Calculus
Calculus
Topic(s): 
Differentiation: Calculation Rules
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Noah Samuel Brannen and Ben Ford
Applicable Course(s): 
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
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