Suppose that and are functions such that:

.

Find the value of each of the following at :

a)

b)

c)

Would I be right by saying that I need to do something like this:

?

Could someone give a small lecture on what's happening here?

Thankx.

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- Jun 21st 2009, 08:37 AM #6
Yeah, I know that. I even understand the proofs behind the elementary differentiation formulas. It's just that, when I initially looked at this problem, I was confused because of the notation used. We were studying the derivatives of inverse functions at the time, and then my techer threw this gem in there. Threw me for a loop.