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    help me

    can someone please advise me how to differentiate the following

    \sqrt{1 \sqrt{1 \sqrt{1 { \sqrt{x}}}}}
    Last edited by mr fantastic; April 7th 2009 at 05:25 AM. Reason: Fixed latex and clarified the question in light of later posts by the OP
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    The expression can be simplified to x^{\frac{1}{16}}, then just differentiate that. Are you sorted now?
    Last edited by mr fantastic; April 7th 2009 at 05:27 AM. Reason: Merged posts and consequent editing
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    \frac{d}{dx}x^{\frac{1}{16}}=\frac{1}{16}x^{\frac{-15}{16}}
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