# How do you find the derivative of #4sqrt(x-3) + x^5/(2x)#?

##### 1 Answer

May 20, 2015

The first step here would be to write the equation in a way that is easier to understand:

now we solve for

we can use the chain rule in the first section. The chain rule states that:

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and the second section would be:

now we also know that

so we can now just drop in our two results: