# How do you find the derivative of #y = lnx^2#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

Either use the chain rule and

#### Explanation:

I assume that we are using correct notation and the function here is

(If we meant the square of the

**Chain Rule Solution**

**Rewrite Solution**

Use

Alternatively, if you have some free time, you can do some manipulation to this and get an idea of what it means to implicitly differentiate.

Now we have

where

And

Thus:

So now we just get: