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jaersyn
 3 years ago
What is the derivative of:
(secu)^(n2)?
Is it (n2)(secu)^(n3) tanu?
jaersyn
 3 years ago
What is the derivative of: (secu)^(n2)? Is it (n2)(secu)^(n3) tanu?

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hsmt
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok, u is not a function of x, then i think you are gonna want to check the exponent of sec u

hsmt
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1in case you get this, everything looks ok except the exponent on sec u. the n2 out front is good, the sec^(n3) times the sec u tan u (chain rule) is what is affecting the exponent

hsmt
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you see what the exponent is now for sec u?

hsmt
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the n2 in front is correct. you also have product of secu^(n3) and then there is the chain rule that multiplies by secutanu. so, it is not n3

hsmt
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you see what i am trying to point out? feel free to ask any questions

hsmt
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are you still having difficulty?

jaersyn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it would still be sec^(n2)

jaersyn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(n2)(secu)^(n3) times secutanu which equals (n2)(secu)^(n2) times tanu

jaersyn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now i have to rewrite this wholeeeeeeeeeee thing......... thanks

hsmt
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dontcha just hate the whole rewriting thing? If there is nothing else i can help with, i will bid you adieu
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