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Quotient Rule

The Derivative rule

{d\over dx} \left[{f(x)\over g(x)}\right]= {g(x)f'(x)-f(x)g'(x)\over [g(x)]^2}.

See also Chain Rule, Derivative, Power Rule, Product Rule


Abramowitz, M. and Stegun, C. A. (Eds.). Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, 9th printing. New York: Dover, p. 11, 1972.

© 1996-9 Eric W. Weisstein