In this lesson, you will learn the derivative rule for exponential functions, specifically e to the x. The rate of change for the exponential function is just the exponential function, making it a useful property for solving differential equations. By using chain rule, you can easily find the derivative for more complicated functions, and combining them with product rule can make finding the derivative even simpler. Remember that if you have a function that's just e raised to some growth rate constant, you can find the rate of change by just taking the original function and multiplying back by the growth rate constant.
Know and be able to apply the derivative rule for exponential functions.
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