calc 1 question

find dy/dx for the equation y =x^x

does this have to do with ln?

calc 1 question

find dy/dx for the equation y =x^x

does this have to do with ln?

find dy/dx for the equation y =x^x

does this have to do with ln?

Yeh: ln(y) = xln(x), so (1/y)(dy/dx) = ln(x) + 1. Then multiply by y, and plug in x^x for y on the right side.