# Problem of the Week

## Updated at Apr 21, 2014 10:28 AM

This week we have another calculus problem:

How would you differentiate $$x+{x}^{8}$$?

Let's start!

$\frac{d}{dx} x+{x}^{8}$

 1 Use Power Rule: $$\frac{d}{dx} {x}^{n}=n{x}^{n-1}$$.$1+8{x}^{7}$Done1+8*x^7