# How do you use the product Rule to find the derivative of #y (x) = (x^2+1)(x^3+1)#?

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Jul 27, 2015

#### Answer:

I found:

#### Explanation:

The product rule allows you to derive a function formed by the product of two functions as

In your case you have (in red are the derivatives):

Jul 27, 2015

You can always multiply it out if you don't want to use the product rule.

Product Rule:

You can also do this with the Power Rule: