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use log differentiation to find the derivative

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y=(sqrt(x) e^(x^2-x) (x^2 + 1)^(3/2))/(x^2 -4)
asked Mar 4, 2015 in CALCULUS by anonymous

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Step 1:

The function is .

Apply logarithm on each side.

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Quotient rule of logarithms: .

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Product rule of logarithms: .

Power rule of logarithms: .

Substitute value of above expression in .

Step 2:

Differentiate with respect to on each side.

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Use the logarithmic differentiation: image.

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Substitute in above expression.

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Solution: 

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answered Mar 4, 2015 by cameron Mentor

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