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    Differentiate f(x) = (3x^2) ( cosx)(cotx)

    f (x) = 3x^2 cos(x)cot(x)

    Differentiate:

    6x(cosx)(cotx) + (-sinx)(3x^2)(cotx) + (-csc^2x)(3x^2)(cosx)

    Is this the completely wrong way to go about this problem?
    Last edited by NeoSonata; July 14th 2011 at 04:11 AM.
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    Re: Differentiate f(x) = (3x^2) ( cosx)(cotx)

    Quote Originally Posted by NeoSonata View Post
    6x(cosx)(cotx) + (-sinx)(3x^2)(cotx) + (-csc^2x)(3x^2)(cosx) Is this the completely wrong way to go about this problem?
    It is the completely right way.
    Last edited by FernandoRevilla; July 14th 2011 at 01:00 AM.
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