# Problem of the Week

## Updated at Jun 22, 2015 8:36 AM

For this week we've brought you this calculus problem.

How can we find the derivative of $$x+{x}^{8}$$?

Here are the steps:

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

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