`g(x) = (x^2 + 3)(x^2 - 4x)` Use the Product Rule to find the derivative of the function.

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`g(x) = (x^2 + 3)*(x^2 - 4x)`

`g'(x) = 2x(x^2 - 4x) + (2x-4)(x^2 + 3)`

`or, g'(x) = 2(x^3) - 8(x^2) + 2(x^3) + 6x - 4(x^2) - 12`

`or, g'(x) = 4x^3 - 12x^2 + 6x - 12`

`or, g'(x) = 2[2x^3 - 6x^2 + 3x - 6]`

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