Common Calculus Mistakes
Chain Rule: Inverse Sine |

Some problems provide the opportunity for more than one mistake. The Goal
Find
The Mistakes
Find the mistakes:
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In the first two mistakes the notation sin
In the third mistake the wrong formula for the derivative of sin
The fourth mistake includes an extra factor that should not be there; so the chain rule was not used correctly. Finally, in the fourth mistake, the derivative of x |

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