# How do you find the derivative of #f(x) = x + sqrt(x)#?

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May 18, 2017

#### Explanation:

Chain Rule is not needed here. Just use thee Power Rule.

May 18, 2017

Use algebra and the power rule.

#### Explanation:

When

Applied to your specific problem...

(Use your knowledge of algebra to rewrite the root as an exponent...)

(Now just take the derivative by using the power rule...)