# Calculus Examples

Set as a function of .

By the Sum Rule, the derivative of with respect to is .

Evaluate .

Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .

Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .

Multiply by .

Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

Replace the variable with in the expression.

Simplify the result.

Simplify each term.

Remove parentheses.

Raising to any positive power yields .

Multiply by .

Add and .

The final answer is .

The horizontal tangent lines on function are .