Common Calculus Mistakes
Chain Rule: Exponential |

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(Roll the mouse over the area above to see the correction in blue) An Explanation Although the form of the chain rule (as well as the product rule) was applied correctly, the derivative of cos(x) was incorrectly given as sin(x); the correct derivative is -sin(x). |

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