# How do you differentiate #f(x) = (x-1)(x-2)# using the product rule?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 8, 2016

#### Answer:

The product rule states that for a function

#### Explanation:

In our case, let

Therefore,

Let's differentiate both these functions.

By the power rule:

and

Now, we can apply the product rule.

Therefore

Hopefully this helps!