# Problem of the Week

## Updated at Oct 17, 2016 3:38 PM

This week we have another calculus problem:

How can we solve for the derivative of $${x}^{\frac{17}{2}}$$?

Let's start!

$\frac{d}{dx} {x}^{\frac{17}{2}}$

 1 Use Power Rule: $$\frac{d}{dx} {x}^{n}=n{x}^{n-1}$$.$\frac{17{x}^{\frac{15}{2}}}{2}$Done(17*x^(15/2))/2