# Problem of the Week

## Updated at Feb 2, 2015 2:12 PM

How can we find the derivative of $$x+\sqrt{x}$$?

Below is the solution.

$\frac{d}{dx} x+\sqrt{x}$

 1 Use Power Rule: $$\frac{d}{dx} {x}^{n}=n{x}^{n-1}$$.$1+\frac{1}{2\sqrt{x}}$Done1+1/(2*sqrt(x))