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Use a pythagorean Trig. Identity to simplify the function, then take derivative of this function. f(x) = 4x^2 tan x
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Use a pythagorean Trig. Identity to simplify the function, then take derivative of this function. f(x) = 4x^2 tan x
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juanjohnguyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
We remember that tanx can be described as sinx over cos x
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juanjohnguyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I suppose that would simplify it a little bit if you dont know what the derivative of tanx is already but thats the only trig transformation I can see
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onegirlBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so how would i do this?
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juanjohnguyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well if you want to take the derivative of sinx over cosx then you would need to use the quotient rule
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onegirlBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got sin(x))^2/(cos(x))^2 + 1
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