Calculus Examples

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Find the derivative.
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 to get .
Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .
Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Evaluate the derivative at , which is the slope of the tangent line at .
Simplify each term.
Remove parentheses around .
Raise to the power of to get .
Multiply by to get .