December 1 BJ

In class we went over the second Derivative Quiz and completed a worksheet on Implicit Differentiation.

Bonus problem on the quiz:

Calc Scribe Notes

Implicit Differentiation problem: #12 on pg. 171

Calc Scribe Notes 2

Homework:

– Read Section 4-5 on pgs. 145-148

– Review trig identities and the unit circle for a trigonometry quiz next class

Natural Logs LizF

In class we found the derivative of natural logs and exponential functions

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Derived that the derivative for the natural log is one over the argument
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So…
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To find the derivative of an exponential function take the natural logs of both sides. Don’t forget that y is a function of x so the chain rule applies.
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