## Section 3.4 - Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

**Essential Question(s):**

What are the similarities and differences between the derivatives of exponential and logarithmic functions?

**Follow**__these three steps__to complete this "flip" lesson.**STEP 1: Preparation**

__Title__your spiral with the heading above and

__copy__the essential question(s).

**STEP 2: Vocabulary & Examples**

__Copy__and

__define__the following of vocabulary. This can be any tables, properties, theorems, terms, phrases or postulates listed.

__Review__the following examples and

__copy__what is necessary for you. Use the guiding questions for your Cornell notes.

__Derivative of e^x__

- What is the derivative of e^x?

__Derivative of a^x?__

- What is the derivative of a^x?

__Derivative of ln (x)__

- What is the derivative of ln(x)?

__Derivative of log base a of x__

- What is the derivative of log base a of x?

__Power Rule for Arbitrary Real Powers__

- What is the power rule for arbitrary real powers?

**STEP 3: Reading**

__If time permits, then reread__the lesson and take any extra notes as needed.