# Find the Derivative – d/dx 2 square root of x

Use to rewrite as .
Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Combine and .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Combine and .
Combine and .
Move to the denominator using the negative exponent rule .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Find the Derivative – d/dx 2 square root of x