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Unit 3

# 3.3 Differentiating Inverse Functions

Jillian Holbrook

### AP Calculus AB/BCΒ βΎοΈ

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## What are Inverse Functions? π

Inverse functions essentially βreverseβ what the original function did.Β You likely encountered Inverse Functions in Algebra II and/or Pre-Calculus when reflecting a function along y = x.
We denote functions as f(x) and their inverses as f^-1(x).

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Confused? Don't worry! We'll break it down.

## How to Differentiate Inverse Functions π΅

Calculating the derivative of an Inverse function isnβt really much more difficult than deriving normal functions - it simply requires knowing the formula:
Letβs look at an example problem to clarify!

## Differentiating Inverse Functions Practice π

With some quality practice, Inverse Functions will be a piece of cake!Β Give the ones below a try.

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