# What is the derivative of #g(x)=x+(4/x)#?

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Jul 30, 2018

#### Explanation:

To find the derivative of

It is easier to see the Power Rule on the second term by rewriting it as

Finally, you can rewrite this new second term as a fraction:

Jul 30, 2018

#### Explanation:

What might be daunting is the

We can use the Power Rule here. The exponent comes out front, and the power gets decremented by one. We now have

Hope this helps!