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Derivative of a long function 
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#1
Oct2703, 08:02 PM

P: 640

What is the derivative of
y = (x^3/2)(sinxcosx)^2 is it (x^3/2)(2sinxcosx)(cos^2x  sin^2x) + (3sqrt(x)/2)(sinxcosx)^2 ? 


#2
Oct2703, 10:24 PM

P: 364

yes, I get that answer too
but the derivative becomes easier and neater if you notice that sinxcosx=1/2sin2x 


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