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Rules for Differentiation Here is a list of general rules that can be applied when finding the derivative of a function. These properties are mostly derived from the limit definition of the derivative. Linearity Product Rule see product rule Quotient Rule see quotient rule Reciprocal Rule Chain Rule see chain rule

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Chain Rule Help The chain rule is similar to the product rule and the quotient rule, but it deals with differentiating compositions of functions. If we recall, a composite function is a function that contains another function: The Formula for the Chain Rule The capital F means the same thing as lower case f, it just encompasses the composition of functions.... read more