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Chain Rule in Calculus: Formula & Examples

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What types of functions require the use of the chain rule?

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1. Which of the following is a composite function?

2. Differentiate.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the chain rule in calculus. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the types of functions requiring the use of the chain rule.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Types of functions requiring the use of the chain rule
  • Ability to find a composite function
  • Differentiating a function not requiring the chain rule
  • Fundamental characteristics of a composite function

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as chain rule and composite function
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related chain rule in calculus lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the chain rule in calculus and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the chain rule in calculus

Additional Learning

To learn more about differentiating composite functions, review the corresponding lesson on the Chain Rule in Calculus: Formula & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind composite functions
  • Identify the types of functions requiring the use of the chain rule
  • Know the cosine function having a smaller function inside its usual lone variable
  • Learn the ability to find a composite function
  • Appreciate differentiating a function not requiring the chain rule
  • Understand the fundamental characteristics of a composite function
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