# How do you use the Product Rule to find the derivative of #y = x(x^2 - 2x + 1)^4#?

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Aug 1, 2015

#### Explanation:

The product rule allows you to differentiate functions that can be written as the *product* of two other functions

by using this formula

In your case, you can write

This means that its derivative can be found by using the product rule