Tangent to Exponential Functions

Observe what happens to the slope of the tangent line as you drag P along the exponential function. According to the differences column of the table of values, what type of function is the derivative? Use the slider to change the base of the exponential function to see if this relationship holds in general.

The derivative of an exponential function appears to be …

Select all that apply
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
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