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chiefboo wrote:If the derivative of lnx = 1/x why does the derivative of ln6 or ln3 or ln2844566 all equal 0?
chiefboo wrote:Ok that makes sense... what about:
ln(3x^(2)-1) = 1/(3x^(2)-1)
chiefboo wrote:Why aren't the constants 0 in this case?
chiefboo wrote:I don't understand why the derivative of the natural [log] of 3x would equal 1/x...
chiefboo wrote:...but the derivative of [the natural log of] 3x^(2)-1 is 1/3x^(2)-1