what is the first derivative of sec^2x?


by bill nye scienceguy!
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May10-06, 07:37 AM
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i know that d(sec ax)dx = a tan ax sec ax... help?
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May10-06, 07:48 AM
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Apply chain rule. Specifically, [tex]\frac{d}{dx}{(f(x))}^2 = 2f'(x)f(x)[/tex]
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May10-06, 07:57 AM
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duh *slaps forehead* thanks!


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