# Chain Rule

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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 (April 2007)

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Published: April 27 2007