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1. I really need help with finding the first and second derivative of 10sin^-1 2x ... I have a few more and similar questions... since this is my first time here I will start with just this one and see if anyone will actually help. Thank you!
2. (Original post by sammyrama)
I really need help with finding the first and second derivative of 10sin^-1 2x ... I have a few more and similar questions... since this is my first time here I will start with just this one and see if anyone will actually help. Thank you!
What have you tried
3. What do you mean?
4. (Original post by sammyrama)
What do you mean?
Have you already covered the first derivative of in class or in your textbook?

You just need a straightforward application of the chain rule applied to your original function once you know this.
5. Yes I did but the course im doing covers everything in like one lesson when this topic (calculus) needs loads of lessons. I didnt say this my teacher did... I would love if someone could help out quick! As I can then try take a few minutes to understand it.
6. (Original post by sammyrama)
Yes I did but the course im doing covers everything in like one lesson when this topic (calculus) needs loads of lessons. I didnt say this my teacher did... I would love if someone could help out quick! As I can then try take a few minutes to understand it.
What have you tried i.e. can you show your working so far?
7. (Original post by sammyrama)
Yes I did but the course im doing covers everything in like one lesson when this topic (calculus) needs loads of lessons. I didnt say this my teacher did... I would love if someone could help out quick! As I can then try take a few minutes to understand it.
You don't need "loads of lessons", but you need to be prepared to do loads of practice - or at least sufficient to be confident using the methods.

Can you tell us what the derivative of with respect to x is?

Do you know the chain rule? Can you write down what it says? Can you show us how you would apply the chain rule in this case?

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