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Calculus AB/BC - Differentiating Inverse Trigonometric Functions

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Differentiating inverse trigonometric functions is quite different from applying the skill inverse functions. Scholars learn how to differentiate inverse trigonometric functions in the fourth of seven video installments in Unit 3 - Differentiation. They see examples of how to apply the derivative rules for each inverse trigonometric function and review the domains of the functions as well as how to evaluate the functions.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the corrective assignments as classwork and homework
Classroom Considerations
  • Knowledge of inverse trigonometric functions is necessary
  • Requires familiarity with absolute value and square roots
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  • The narrator provides tips for how to remember the rules
  • Instructors will appreciate the included answer keys
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