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

I need to find the derivative of x / (2 - tan x).

2. Relevant equations

I do everything Wolfram Alpha does here:

http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=derivative+x+/+(2+-+tan+x)

Except I don't understand why the answer is (2+x sec^2(x)-tan(x))/(-2+tan(x))^2.

I get (x sec^2 x) / (2 - tan x).

3. The attempt at a solution

The solution above. Again just what Wolfram Alpha does, but I simplify:

(2+x sec^2(x)-tan(x))/(tan(x) - 2)^2

to

(x sec^2 x) / (2 - tan x).

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# Homework Help: Derivative of x / (2 - tan x)

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