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Example Question #1 : Chain Rule
Compute the derivative:
This question requires application of multiple chain rules. There are 2 inner functions in , which are and .
The brackets are to identify the functions within the function where the chain rule must be applied.
Solve the derivative.
The sine of sine of an angle cannot be combined to be sine squared.
Therefore, the answer is:
Example Question #2 : Chain Rule
Find the derivative of the following function:
Recall chain rule for this problem
So if we are given the following,
We can think of it like this
Clean it up a bit to get:
Example Question #3 : Chain Rule
What is the derivative of
For this problem
Plug the values into the Chain Rule formula and simplify: