Is d/dx (a^x)=x a^{x-1}? (a conceptual error in A Level Math

Is there life after O/A-Levels? Definitely! How well a person does in tertiary education is correlated with job opportunities open to the person. Discuss issues pertaining to nstitutes of higher learning here.

Is d/dx (a^x)=x a^{x-1}? (a conceptual error in A Level Math

Postby mathtuition88 » Mon May 06, 2013 10:36 pm

Learn about a common error in H2 A Level Math. (d/dx (a^x)=x a^{x-1})
It is not too commonly tested, but it has appeared in some assessment books, and is theoretically doable by H2 students.
It utilizes chain rule and the idea of e^(ln x)=x.

See the full post at:
http://mathtuition88.wordpress.com/2013 ... evel-math/

mathtuition88
KiasuGrandMaster
KiasuGrandMaster
 
Posts: 1831
Joined: Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:42 pm
Total Likes: 10


Return to Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees