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Original Message (ID '154067') By James Creswell:
If you include an arbitrary constant of integration, both answers are equivalent. This is because csc^2(x) = cot^2(x) + 1. From this identity, it is clear that we would expect csc^2(x) and cot^2(x) to have the same derivative.