# How do you differentiate #(x+1)/2#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 23, 2016

#### Explanation:

First rewrite the expression as follows.

#(x+1)/2=1/2(x+1)=1/2x+1/2# now differentiate using the

#color(blue)"power rule"#

#color(red)(|bar(ul(color(white)(a/a)color(black)(d/dx(ax^n)=nax^(n-1)" and " d/dx"(constant)"=0)color(white)(a/a)|)))#

#d/dx(1/2x+1/2)=1/2+0=1/2#