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Christos
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Find derivative of http://screencast.com/t/sXZqTgJKM
Just tell me 12 steps I will clip to them afterwards
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Christos Group Title
Find derivative of http://screencast.com/t/sXZqTgJKM Just tell me 12 steps I will clip to them afterwards
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abb0t Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
product rule within chain rule.
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\large y=x^3 \sin^2(5x)\]We start by setting up the product rule.\[\large y'=\color{royalblue}{(x^3)'}\sin^2(5x)+x^3\color{royalblue}{(\sin^2(5x))'}\]
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I already got to that point @zepdrix that's where I am stuck :D 2x^2sin(5x)+2x^3sin(5x)
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I forgot a power of 2 on the first sin *
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[\large y'=\color{orangered}{3x^2}\sin^2(5x)+x^3\color{royalblue}{(\sin^2(5x))'}\]I've taken the derivative of the first one. I think your coefficient is a lil mixed up. You brought the wrong exponent down :O
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Bro which one are you referring to
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The first blue term in the original product rule that I wrote out.
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That? Am I not supposed to take down the power and multiply it with whatever it is next to it and and substract the power by 1?
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
x^3. Bringing the power down and subtracting by one gives us, 3x^2 right? :o
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am talking about the power of sin not x
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Remember now we differantiating the second part of the expression or whatever
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I wasn't talking about that one. I was doing the other term.
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The second one will be a lil more complicated, I wanted to make sure you got the first part.
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ah yea you got a point :D That one I didnt notice :D ok
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So for the second one, again we'll apply the power rule to the sine function, then we'll apply the chain rule, multiplying by the derivative of the inside. \[\large y'=\color{orangered}{3x^2}\sin^2(5x)+x^3\color{orangered}{(2\sin(5x))}\color{royalblue}{(\sin(5x))'}\]The new blue term that showed up is the one we need to take a derivative of. If that is confusing, there is another way we can write it.
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What we do this only for the second part if I may ask
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Just need to understand whats the difference that forces us to do so
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So we start with the product of two things involving x. \[\large y=(x^3)(\sin^2(5x))\] Without taking any derivatives yet, we can setup the product rule. \[\large y'=\color{royalblue}{(x^3)'}\sin^2(5x)+x^3\color{royalblue}{(\sin^2(5x))'}\] The blue terms are the ones we have to differentiate (take derivatives of). So you can see in our setup, we only differentiate the x^3 in the first term, and the sine in the second term. Was that the question? :o It's because of the product rule.
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No I mean after that we do we take chain rule for Only the second term? Chain rule appears to be a lil messed up in my mind
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yah the second blue term has an inner function. Umm I'm trying to think of a good way to explain it...
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if I have this (y5x)^2 Will I take chain rule for derivative?
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(5x)^2 *** ignore the fact that I can just do it 25x^2 lets say I COULDNT. Will I use chain rule?
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yes that's a very good example :) Here's how we would work it out.\[\large \left[(5x)^2\right]' \qquad = \qquad 2(5x)\]That's the derivative of the OUTER FUNCTION. (Something squared). Now we have to multiply by the derivative of the inside.\[\large \left[(5x)^2\right]' \qquad = \qquad 2(5x)(5x)' \qquad = \qquad 2(5x)(5)\]
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The chain rule can be really tricky to get a handle on. Lemme know if you need another example.
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I see :) Alright I got it. Just something last because according to what I learned now I still cant make the solution like that in the solution manual (unofficial manual) http://screencast.com/t/snYsnYAbha maybe the above link is wrong?
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
No those steps are correct but they made a substitution to try and get the point across. I find that more confusing personally.. hmm
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
My own solution is 3x^2sin^2(5x)+2x^3sin(5x)cos(5x)
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh sh*t there is a 5 too hold on
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
3x^2sin^2(5x)+10x^3sin(5x)cos(5x)
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yes very good :) So you applied the chain rule TWICE, yes? After you got a cosine, you took the derivative of the (5x)
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but still the manual doesn't end up with any cos
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
What they did in the solutions manual is, they applied the `Double Angle Formula for Sine`. That's why it looks a bit different.\[\large 2\sin x \cos x = \sin 2x\]So if you look at your second term, ignoring the x^2 in front, we have something like this,\[\large 5\cdot2 \sin(5x)\cos(5x)\]Applying the double angle formula gives us,\[\large 5 \cdot \sin(10x)\]
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
They did have a cosine if you look at the middle steps. They applied an annoying trig rule to get rid of it though :)
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ooh so thats why
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Christos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Not important for my course, im glad my way is correct too, thanks again
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