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How do I deal with square roots and derivatives? Like: f(x)= Sqrtx....the derivative. find

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    Treat sqrt(x) as x^(1/2) and use the same derivative rule as you would use for any constant power of x.

    The derivative is (1/2)x^(-1/2)
    = 1/[2sqrt(x)]

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