(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Is there a derivative of cot^-1x

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

so far i used the inverse property to detemermine that

coty = x

then i used the chain rule to get

-csc^2y * dy/dx = 1

and i isolated for dy/dx

dy/dx = 1 / -csc^2y

what now??

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# Homework Help: Derivative of inverse trig function

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