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Logarithmic Derivatives?

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  1. Study23
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    \(\ \Large f(\theta)=ln(cos\theta) ??\)

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  2. nubeer
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    ln(x) its derivative is (1/x)d/dx(x)

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    do the same with cosx

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    So use the Chain Rule?

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  5. nubeer
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    hmm not so let me draw for u.

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  6. nubeer
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    |dw:1353048499720:dw| when u have to take derivatives of log functions this is formula u have to remember

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    ?

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    |dw:1353048585263:dw|

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    So: |dw:1353048624893:dw| Or do I insert ln(cosx)?

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    So use the chain rule.

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  11. nubeer
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    no just cos x

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    @malical after this step?

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    Yes. Nubeer said no but his drawing said yes. That d/dx is taking another derivative of just cosx.

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    Oh okay, that's what I was thinking! Thanks for the help guys!

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  15. nubeer
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    yeah my bad.. sorry.

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    That's okay @nubeer. I'm appreciate that you tried to help! ;)

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