Can someone please help me find the derivative of y = arcsec (2x + 1) Thanks
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Originally Posted by turtle Can someone please help me find the derivative of y = arcsec (2x + 1) Thanks If y=arcsec(2x+1) sec(y)=2x+1 Now use implicit differentiation: [sin(y)/cos^2(y)]dy/dx=2 [sqrt(1-cos^2(y)]/cos^2(y)dy/dx=2 but cos(y)=1/(2x+1), so: .. RonL
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