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    Finding a derivative

    Hello, I am hoping I could get some help with this problem:

    If f(x) = 7sin(3 x) * (arcsin(x)), find f'( x ).

    I'm assuming I need to use the product rule, but I am failing to set it up right. I assume it's with the beginning part and I'm just goofing up on what to do with the coefficient.

    I think it's ((7sin3x)' * arcsinx) + (7sin(3x) ( 1/(sqrt(1-x^2)))

    I thought the first deriv would be something like 7cos3x(3), but that doesnt seem to be right and I've tried a few other things, but cant seem to get the right answer, any help would be much appreciated.

    If that's correct I'm just failing to get the derivative. I can't seem to remember how I should proceed with something in that form. I should be past this but I'm having trouble seeing it. Any help would be great.

    Thank you
    Last edited by mr fantastic; October 9th 2009 at 08:54 PM. Reason: Changed post title and added edit by the OP
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