Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Log Derivatives : Chain Rule (4 Problems)

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Find the first derivative of the function.

    1.) y= ln x^2

    2.) y= ln sq rt x^4- 4x

    3.) f(x)= x^2 ln x

    4.) y=ln x/x+1

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2022, 4:40 pm ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview

    We know (lnx)'=1/x. Then we use the Chain Rule for the following functions.

    1) y=ln x^2, then y'=1/x^2 * ...

    Solution Summary

    Logarithm derivatives are found using the chain rule.