Differentiate

y= 2 csc x + 5 cos x

I don't think I am doing this right..

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- Oct 5th 2008, 10:51 AMthecountdifferentiate trig function
Differentiate

y= 2 csc x + 5 cos x

I don't think I am doing this right.. - Oct 5th 2008, 11:03 AMChop Suey

Post your answer here to see if it's correct or not. - Oct 5th 2008, 11:05 AMo_O
The derivative of a sum is the sum of its derivatives:

So just differentiate each term. What's the derivative of ? How about that of ? - Oct 5th 2008, 11:08 AMthecount
my answer was

-2 csc x cot x - 5 sin x - Oct 5th 2008, 11:15 AMChop Suey
Correct. (Clapping)