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What is the derivative of:
(secu)^(n2)?
Is it (n2)(secu)^(n3) tanu?
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What is the derivative of: (secu)^(n2)? Is it (n2)(secu)^(n3) tanu?
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hsmtBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok, u is not a function of x, then i think you are gonna want to check the exponent of sec u
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hsmtBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in 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
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hsmtBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you see what the exponent is now for sec u?
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hsmtBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the 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
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hsmtBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you see what i am trying to point out? feel free to ask any questions
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hsmtBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
are you still having difficulty?
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jaersynBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it would still be sec^(n2)
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jaersynBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(n2)(secu)^(n3) times secutanu which equals (n2)(secu)^(n2) times tanu
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jaersynBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now i have to rewrite this wholeeeeeeeeeee thing......... thanks
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hsmtBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dontcha just hate the whole rewriting thing? If there is nothing else i can help with, i will bid you adieu
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