# Calculus Examples

Find the derivative.
By the Sum Rule, the derivative of with respect to is .
Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .
Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Divide each term by and simplify.
Divide each term in by .
Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide by .
Divide by .
Substitute the values of which cause the derivative to be into the original function.
Evaluate.
Simplify each term.
Remove parentheses around .
Raising to any positive power yields .