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    Which function first?

    Hard to explain what I mean but typically is:
     \cos(4x^2+2)^4 = (\cos(4x^2+2))^4
    Or:
     \cos(4x^2+2)^4 = \cos( (4x^2+2)^4)
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    The second is most correct.

    Also consider

      (\cos(4x^2+2))^4 =\cos^4(4x^2+2)
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