# How do you find the derivative of #y=xlnx#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 29, 2016

Use the product rule.

#### Explanation:

You'll need the product rule for this one. The product rule is given by:

#=(f(x)*g(x))'=f'(x)g(x)+f(x)g'(x)#

In the case of

First we take the derivative of

Then we take the derivative of

Putting it all together, we get

Hope this helps!