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Martini, Horst, Wenzel, Walter : The Computation of Derivatives of Trigonometric functions via the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Martini, Horst, Wenzel, Walter : The Computation of Derivatives of Trigonometric functions via the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus


Author(s):
Martini, Horst, Wenzel, Walter
Title:
The Computation of Derivatives of Trigonometric functions via the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Electronic source:
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Preprint series:
Technische Universität Chemnitz, Fakultät für Mathematik (Germany). Preprint 14, 2001
Mathematics Subject Classification:
26A09 [ Elementary functions ]
26A24 [ Differentiation : general theory, generalized derivatives, mean-value theorems ]
26A42 [ Integrals of Riemann, Stieltjes and Lebesgue type ]
70-01 [ Instructional exposition ]
Abstract:
We compute the derivatives of trigonometric functions by making use of several aids from analysis, but without using any nontrivial relationship between these functions. As an application, we prove an identity concerning sine and cosine by analysing some linear differential equation.
Keywords:
Trigonometric functions, differentiation and integration, rules for differentiation, the fundamental theorem of calculus, linear differential equations
Language:
English
Publication time:
1 / 2002

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