18.01SC | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Single Variable Calculus

Part A: Definition and Basic Rules

Session 9: Product Rule

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In this session we apply the main formula to a product of two functions. The result is a rule for writing the derivative of a product in terms of the factors and their derivatives.

Lecture Video and Notes

Video Excerpts

Clip 1: Introduction of Product and Quotient Rules

Clip 2: Introduction to General Rules for Differentiation

Clip 3: Product Rule

Recitation Video

Product Rule

Worked Example

Smoothing a Piecewise Polynomial

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Fall 2010
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