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3.4 Differentiating Inverse Trigonometric Functions

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Jillian Holbrook

jillian holbrook

June 7, 2020


What is an Inverse Trigonometric Function? ๐Ÿค 

Inverse Trigonometric Functions are - you guessed it - Inverse Functions with some added panache! They take Inverse Functions to the next level by adding in trigonometry.ย ย 

How to Differentiate Inverse Trigonometric Functions ๐Ÿ•ต

The Main Theorem for Inverse Functions is still applicable for their Inverse Trigonometric Function counterparts.

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However, it is best to memorize the inverses of trig functions.ย You can study them in the table below:

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Remember that the inverse of trigonometric functions can be written in two different ways.ย  If we take the inverse of, for example, sin(x), then it can be written as sin^-1(x) or arcsin(x).

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