# Math Help - Another differentiation question

1. ## Another differentiation question

y=(pie)^(x)+x^(pie) work out step by step please

2. Originally Posted by ashley09
y=(pie)^(x)+x^(pie) work out step by step please
Once again, show us an attempt. We're not here to do your homework.

3. Originally Posted by ashley09
y=(pie)^(x)+x^(pie) work out step by step please
The second term is dealt with in the usual way using the formula $\frac{d (x^a)}{dx} = a \cdot x^{a-1}$.

The first term is dealt with using the formula $\frac{d (a^x)}{dx} = (\ln a) \, a^x$.