(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

h(t) = √t (1 - t^2)

2. Relevant equations

the product rule is (first) x (derivative of the second) + (second) x (derivative of the first)

3. The attempt at a solution

i've been working at this for a while. the closest answer i came up with was this:

h(t)= t^1/2 (t^1/2 - t^5/2)

h'(t)= 1/2t^1/2 (1/2t^1/2 - 5/2 t^3/2)

h'(t) = 1 (1 - 5 t^3/2)/2t^1/2

h'(t) = 1 - 5t^3/2 / 2t^1/2

(the actual solution is 1 - 5t^2 / 2t^1/2)

if anyone could show me where i went wrong with this, it would be MUCH appreciated. thanks!

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# Homework Help: Product rule for derivatives

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