Find the derivative of function Y=`x^(2)` `e^(-x)`

Asked on by davidsang8

1 Answer | Add Yours

embizze's profile pic

embizze | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted on

We use the product rule: if f and g are differentiable functions of x then `d/(dx)(f*g)=f'g+fg'` , noting that if u is a diffeentiable function of x then `d/(dx)e^u=e^u (du)/(dx)` .

So `y=x^2e^(-x)` implies:






We’ve answered 319,864 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question