# Find the Derivative – d/dx 2sec(x)^2tan(x)

Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Differentiate using the Product Rule which states that is where and .
The derivative of with respect to is .
Multiply by by adding the exponents.
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Differentiate using the chain rule, which states that is where and .
To apply the Chain Rule, set as .
Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .
Replace all occurrences of with .
Move to the left of .
The derivative of with respect to is .
Raise to the power of .
Raise to the power of .
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Raise to the power of .
Raise to the power of .
Use the power rule to combine exponents.
Simplify.
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply by .
Reorder terms.
Find the Derivative – d/dx 2sec(x)^2tan(x)

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