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Re: logarithmic differentiationThe only way I know how to solve this is implicit differentiation: Last edited by Ricky (20060112 15:26:50) "In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..." #4 20060112 16:06:21
Re: logarithmic differentiation"The only way I know how to solve this is implicit differentiation:" A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm. #6 20060113 12:03:02
Re: logarithmic differentiationSince your taking the derivative with respect to x, dx = 1. But you aren't taking the derivative with respect to y, so dy doesn't have to be 1. For example: "In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..." #8 20060114 15:02:57
Re: logarithmic differentiationI found this but don't know if it is on the same topic, nor do I know how to derive it. igloo myrtilles fourmis #9 20060116 08:48:57
Re: logarithmic differentiationIn case no one noticed, this still has not been solved. I'm pretty confident I'm doing it right but my book always end up right in the end. A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm. #10 20060201 05:00:07
Re: logarithmic differentiationHey there, just stumbled across your forum. I run the web site www.calculushelp.com and am happy to post a solution. Just follow this link: #11 20060201 05:02:48
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I just went ahead and registered after I posted the above solution, so you can direct comments and questions to me at this username. #12 20060201 06:32:51
Re: logarithmic differentiationMany thanks, Mike. That is the same answer I got. But the answer the book gives is: A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm. #13 20060201 07:50:30
Re: logarithmic differentiationI have to concur  it should be a 2x in there. Having published a handful of math books, I must say it is not unreasonable to assume it is a misprint. They happen relatively often in math publishing, because the vast majority of book proofreaders don't understand math at all, which is kind of sad. #14 20060201 08:25:46
Re: logarithmic differentiationYou've published mathbooks? A logarithm is just a misspelled algorithm. #16 20060201 08:37:00
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I don't know the answer either. Sorry :D #17 20060201 08:38:15
Re: logarithmic differentiationHelp me!! I can't find a website that has work out sheets you can print out. Do you people have any? 