Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

The derivative of the natural logarithmic function (ln[x]) is simply 1 divided by x. This derivative can be found using both the definition of the derivative and a calculator. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus.

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Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 1
Problem 1
How to use properties of the derivative to find the derivative of a function that contains a natural log term.
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 2
Problem 2
How to find an equation of the line tangent to the graph of f(x)=ln(x) at a point, and how to use the tangent to approximate values of natural log.
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3
Problem 3
How to use the change of base formula to compute the derivative of log functions of any base.