Students will be able to
- understand the formula for the chain rule,
- use the chain rule to find derivatives of composite functions,
- use the chain rule along with the power rule of differentiation,
- apply the chain rule to a composition of three or more functions.
Students should already be familiar with
- composite functions,
- differentiation of polynomial, trigonometric, rational, and radical functions.
Students will not cover
- the product rule,
- the quotient rule.