# How do you find the Slope of the curve #y=sqrt(x)# at the point where #x=4#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 26, 2014

The slope of the curve

Let us look at the posted problem.

By rewriting the square-root as 1/2-power,

By the power rule,

By plugging in

Slope:

Hence, the slope is

I hope that this helps.