# Problem of the Week

## Updated at Oct 31, 2016 4:50 PM

This week's problem comes from the calculus category.

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

Let's begin!

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

 1 Use Power Rule: $$\frac{d}{dx} {x}^{n}=n{x}^{n-1}$$.$17{x}^{16}$Done17*x^16