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Chain Rule
The derivative of the composition of two functions is given by the chain rule, which states that the derivative of
is
. The graphs of
and its derivative are colored blue and purple. The tangent to
at the red point is the green line.
Contributed by:
Ed Pegg Jr
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Published: April 27, 2007
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