Session 15: Implicit Differentiation and Inverse Functions

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Overview

An important application of implicit differentiation is to finding the derivatives of inverse functions. Here we find a formula for the derivative of an inverse, then apply it to get the derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions.

Lecture Video and Notes

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Recitation Video

Graphing the Arctan Function

Lecture Video and Notes

Video Excerpts

Recitation Video

Derivative of the Arccos Function

Worked Example

Derivative of the Square Root Function

 

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