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Re: Simply derivative question, Math 5.


That's because your e is NOT the base of natural logarithms (which is E).

Steve Luttrell

"Ted Kahn" <tedkahn at mindspring.com> wrote in message
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> Hello- I am trying to take the derivative of the following function:
>
> (1 + c*e^t)/(1 - c*e^t)
>
> with respect to t.
>
> ================
> \!\(Simplify[D[\(1 + c\ e\^t\)\/\(1 - c\ e\^t\), t]]\)
> ============
>
> The answer I get includes an "extra" Log[e] in the numerator. Am I not
> using the program correctly or am I not understanding the answer
> correctly? Other?
>
> thanks, -ted
> -- 
>



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