using chain rule or inverse function rule, how can you prove that sin^-1 x is equal to 1/(sqrt(1-x^2))

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- Oct 30th 2005, 05:10 AMjonny4407[SOLVED] DERIVATIVE OF sin^-1 x
using chain rule or inverse function rule, how can you prove that sin^-1 x is equal to 1/(sqrt(1-x^2))

- Oct 30th 2005, 06:58 AMJamesonQuote:

Originally Posted by**jonny4407**

So, taking the sine of both sides gives us that

Draw a triangle with y as the angle, and make the sine of y equal to x. Differentiate both sides of you equation, and solve for .

Good luck.