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Prove Product Rule

Prove Product Rule

We use product rule for calculating derivative of those functions, which are in multiply form, like (sin x.ln x), (x .ln x), (x .cos x) etc. Product rule tells that if two functions f(x) and g(x) are in product form, then we use product rule to calculate differentiation: d (f(x).g(x)) = f(x) . d (g(x) + g(x) . d (f(x) dx dx dx.Now, we discuss prove of product rule means how product rule is evaluated and it is true or not: Step 1: We know definition of derivative (f(x).g(x))1 = lim f(x+h).g(x+h)-f(x).g(x) . h->0 h. Step 2: Now, this is main step for evaluating derivatives of functions and in this step we add and subtract f(x+h).g(x): (f(x).g(x))1 = lim f(x+h).g(x+h)+f(x+h).g(x)-f(x+h).g(x)f(x).g(x) . h->0 h. Step 3: Now, we break limit into two pieces: (f(x).g(x))1 = lim f(x+h).g(x+h)-f(x+h).g(x) + lim f(x+h).g(x) f(x).g(x) . h->0 h h->0 h.


Step 4: Now we take common f(x+h) from first limit and g(x) form second limit (f(x).g(x))1 = lim f(x+h)[g(x+h)-g(x)] + lim g(x)[f(x+h)f(x)] h->0 h h->0 h. Step 5: Now, we arrange limits properly: (f(x).g(x))1 = lim f(x+h) lim [g(x+h)-g(x)] + lim g(x) lim [f(x+h)f(x)] . h->0 h->0 h h->0 h->0 h. Step 6: We know f1(x) = lim f(x+h)-f(x) and (g1(x)) = lim g(x+h)-g(x) h->0 h h->0 h also lim f(x+h) = f(x) and lim g(x) h->0 h->0. Then, differentiation of product functions is (f(x).g(x))1 = f(x).g1(x) + g(x).f1(x) or f(x) . d (g(x) + g(x) . d (f(x) dx dx. So, we can say that d (f(x).g(x)) = f(x) . d (g(x) + g(x) . d (f(x) dx dx dx Hence proved. In the six steps we can easily prove the product rule and with these steps we can easily solve several product rule problems. Elementary Rules of differentiation The different Elementary Rules of differentiation are used to solve different Differential Equations. According to elementary rules of differentiation there are following formulas: 1. d (x^n) /dx = n . x^(n-1), where n is any number. 2. d (e^x )/dx = e^x. 3. d (c) /dx = 0, where c is any constant. The following are the general rules of differentiation:


1. Derivative of Addition of two functions: d(u + v)/ dx = du/dx + dv/dx. 2. Derivative of Difference of two functions: d(u - v)/ dx = du/dx - dv/dx. 3. Derivative of Product of two functions: d(u * v)/ dx = (du/dx) * (dv/dx). 4. Derivative of Quotient of two functions: d(u / v)/ dx =v. du/dx - u. dv/dx/v^2. Product rule While studying differentiation, we have to strictly follow certain rules of differentiation, to solve the different types of equations. In the section you will learn different concepts of the product rule of differentiation. According to the, product rule of differentiation we can say that, d (u.v)/ dx = u . dv/dx + v . du/dx Chain rule The chain rule was first used to calculate the differentiation of the expression (m+nx+lx2) The chain rule was used but this did not come out as a stand-alone rule. L'hospital rule also uses this rule but it is not a standalone rule to imply explicitly on equations. The rule was defined a standalone rule by Lagranges theory of function analytics.

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