Product rule

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The Product Rule is a rule in calculus pertaining to the derivative of two variables or functions. The Leibniz notation is as follows:

The product rule in words is the derivative of uv is u multiplied by the derivative of v plus the derivative of u multiplied by v. The commutative property allows the terms to be interchanged, which occasionally leads to introduction in reverse.