# Derivative of Log x

Use the properties of logarithms to show that the derivative of $\log_{a}x = \frac{1}{(\ln{a})x}$

Posted by Ryan Burke a year ago

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Determine the derivative of $f(x) = 2x^5 - 3e^{6x}$

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Use implicit differentiation to show that the derivative of $\ln{x} = \frac{1}{x}$ for $x > 0$

Note that many classes introduce logarithmic differentiation before implicit differentiation.