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Homework Help: Derivative a(t) = b(t)c(t)

  1. Mar 1, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    take the derivative of a(t) = b(t)c(t)

    2. Relevant equations
    chain rule

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Apply the chain rule: a'(t) = c(t)b'(t) + b(t)c'(t)
    Is this correct? Thank you.
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  3. Mar 1, 2015 #2


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    Yes, it's correct. But that's called the product rule, not the chain rule.
  4. Mar 1, 2015 #3
    Thanks. I appreciate your response.
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