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For functions involving angles (trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, etc.) we follow the convention that all angles are measured in radians. Thus, for instance, the angle of is measured as .
It can be defined as the composite of the reciprocal function and the tangent function, with the caveat that the cotangent function is defined to be zero at all points where the tangent function is undefined.
First antiderivative: using f'/f formulation
We use the integration form integration of quotient of derivative of function by function:
In our case, we write
This is the form where , so we get: