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Unformatted text preview: x . x y 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 y = sin 1 x y = sin x y = x Figure 5.3.5 Graph of y = sin 1 x The inverse cosine function y = cos 1 x (sometimes called the arc cosine and denoted by y = arccos x ) can be determined in a similar fashion. The function y = cos x is onetoone over the interval [0, ], as we see in the graph below: x y 1 1 2 2 3 2 y = cos x Figure 5.3.6 y = cos x with x restricted to [0, ] Thus, y = cos 1 x is a function whose domain is the interval [ 1,1] and whose range is the interval [0, ]. In other words:...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course MAC 1130 taught by Professor Dr.cheun during the Fall '11 term at FSU.
 Fall '11
 Dr.Cheun
 Calculus, Inverse Functions

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