The Product Rule - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

Use the product rule to find the derivative of the product of two functions--the first function times the derivative of the second, plus the second function times the derivative of the first. The product rule is related to the quotient rule, which gives the derivative of the quotient of two functions, and the chain rule, which gives the derivative of the composite of two functions.

Sample Sample Problems (3)

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The Product Rule - Problem 1
Problem 1
How to differentiate a product of two functions when a formula is given.
The Product Rule - Problem 2
Problem 2
How to differentiate the product of two polynomial functions when a formula is given.
The Product Rule - Problem 3
Problem 3
How to differentiate a product of two functions when values of each function are given, and how to find an equation of a tangent line to the product function's graph.