What is the derivative of (sin|x|)^3?

-for x>0

-for x<0

I think it is 3sin|x|*(cos|x|) for the first and 3sin|x|*(-cos|x|) for the second but I'm not sure. . .

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- Apr 5th 2009, 12:45 PMment2byoursDerivative
What is the derivative of (sin|x|)^3?

-for x>0

-for x<0

I think it is 3sin|x|*(cos|x|) for the first and 3sin|x|*(-cos|x|) for the second but I'm not sure. . . - Apr 5th 2009, 12:59 PMskeeter
- Apr 5th 2009, 01:04 PMJhevon
alternatively, using the definition of , you could realize you have the function:

now differentiate piece by piece