Hey folks. I have a question here...

Determine the derivative of the following function:

f(x) = sin(e^x)

I know that f '(x) = cosx... but I'm having a hard time putting it together.

Thanks!

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- Feb 15th 2010, 12:36 PMJoolsSine Function Derivative
Hey folks. I have a question here...

Determine the derivative of the following function:

f(x) = sin(e^x)

I know that f '(x) = cosx... but I'm having a hard time putting it together.

Thanks! - Feb 15th 2010, 12:40 PMmathemagister
- Feb 15th 2010, 12:42 PMe^(i*pi)
Use the chain rule and note that the derivative of e^x is e^x

__Spoiler__: - Feb 15th 2010, 12:50 PMJools