Sometimes easy and sometimes hard, our calculus problem of the week could come from any calculus topic. If you really want to get better at calculus, following these problems is a great way to make yourself practice! Past calculus problems of the week.
This week’s problem
Find the derivative of
Now the second part involves a derivative of the composite function, so use the chain rule.
At this point, the calculus part is done and it is time to simplify using algebra: