Author:
Jim Fowler
Subject:
Calculus
Material Type:
Module
Level:
College / Upper Division
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
  • Logarithmic Differentiation
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    eBook, Interactive

    Education Standards

    Logarithmic differentiation modules

    Overview

    After completing this section, students should be able to do the following.

    • Identify situations where logs can be used to help find derivatives.
    • Use logarithmic differentiation to simplify taking derivatives.
    • Take derivatives of functions raised to functions.
    • Recognize the difference between a variable in the base and a variable in the exponent.

    Multiplication to addition

    Ximera Module

    Two young mathematicians think about derivatives and logarithms.

    Logarithmic differentiation