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sandy524
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Find the derivative of f when
f(x) = 2 tan(x) + 3 cot(x)
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sandy524 Group Title
Find the derivative of f when f(x) = 2 tan(x) + 3 cot(x)
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
derivative of tan x is sec^x can't remember derivative of cot x  try googling it first term of derivative is 2 sec^2 x
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
of cotx? its csc^2
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://www.math.com/tables/derivatives/tableof.htm this link lists derivatives
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
please help
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muhammad9t5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sol: let y=f(x) y=2tan(x)+3cot(x) =2dy/dxtanx+3dy/dxcotx =2*sec^2x+3*cosec^2x =2sec^2x3cosec^2x
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh ok so f'(x) = 2 sec^2 x  3 csc^2 x
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
think they want me to make in ration form its number 3 on the hw i have attached
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muhammad9t5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is it answer??
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thats not one of the answer choices
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
muhammand please help
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
estudier please help
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muhammad9t5 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
are these questions???
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes the document i have attached is the homework i am looking at number 3 specifically
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ah what they have done is convert the sec and csc to sin and cos
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so what is the answer
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2 sec^2 x  3 csc^2 x = 2 * 1/cos^2 x  3 * 1 / sin^2 x
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1350060084696:dw
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that is not the answer
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
please help
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i have to turn it on in ten minutes
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well i think it is the answer but its in different form to your choices  i'm trying to figure it out
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2sec^2(x)3csc^2(x)?
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes  do you agree with that answer?
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the answer choices r on the document
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
swissgirl please help
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
have attached the hw
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the answer choice are on the paper
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i know that sandy  but i can't figure out which is equivalent to the sec and csc expression
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hmm maybe you need to get a common deonmanator
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do anyone know the answer
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
raden please help
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
due in four minutes
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
please type faster
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont need an explainatio just the answer
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
nvm the hw is past due now :(
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
there might be a mistake in the paper i'm sure 2sec^2x  3 csc^2 x is correct but u need to convert it
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hold on  i think I've got it
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its too late
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sandy524 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank u anyways
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohhh I got the answer \( \large {25\cos^2(x) \over \sin^2(x)\cos^2(x)} \)
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes  i've converted the to sines and cosines but i can't get any of the choices on the paper yes  i got that  but its not one of the choices
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
its the fourth choice
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh  i've been looking in the wrong place!!!!!
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hahah I know its quite confusing to follow
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