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Combining product rule with chain rule

by ziddy83
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ziddy83
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Nov7-04, 07:42 PM
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Hey whats up,
The problem is....find the derivative of:

y= x^2 sec(x-5)

My question is...Would I start off by using the product rule and combine the chain rule with it, with x-5 being the inner function and sec(u) being the outer function? thanks...
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Dr Transport
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Nov7-04, 08:47 PM
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That is correct, use the product rule then the chain-rule.
ziddy83
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Nov7-04, 08:50 PM
P: 89
ok.. thanks a lot


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