# How do you use the chain rule to differentiate #y=(x+1)^(1/2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 31, 2016

#### Explanation:

First, we need to use the power rule to take the derivative of outside.

Chain rule basically tells you to take the derivative of inside of the function. In this case, the derivative of (x+1) is just 1, which wouldn't make any changes to previous derivative.