# Math Help - chain rule

1. ## chain rule

can please someone show me the derivative of this using chain rule without simplifying

y=^1/2 sin (x+x^1/2)^1/2 cot x^1/2

thanks

2. Originally Posted by maeca
can please someone show me the derivative of this using chain rule without simplifying

y=^1/2 sin (x+x^1/2)^1/2 cot x^1/2

thanks
Is that $y = \frac{1}{2} \sin{(x + x^{\frac{1}{2}})^{\frac{1}{2}}} \cot{x^{\frac{1}{2}}}$?

3. ## chain rule

sorry.
it's
y=x^1/2 sin (x+x^1/2)^1/2 cot x^1/2