# Calculus Examples

Find the Derivative - d/dx
Step 1
Differentiate using the chain rule, which states that is where and .
To apply the Chain Rule, set as .
The derivative of with respect to is .
Replace all occurrences of with .
Step 2
Differentiate.
By the Sum Rule, the derivative of with respect to is .
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 .
Combine fractions.