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Math Bite: Once in a While, Differentiation Is Multiplicative

by J. Marshall Ash (DePaul University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 2000

Subject classification(s): Differentiation | Single Variable Calculus | Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.0 Calculus

The author finds and discusses functions that obey the "erroneous product rule".

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation: Definition and Elementary Application
One-Variable Calculus | Differential Equations (for Calculus)
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