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## Homework Statement

(8x+1)^0.5

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried using substitution but it clearly doesn't work because nothing in the brackets equals when derived.

Anyone help me with the beginning steps?

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- Thread starter Quarkn
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(8x+1)^0.5

I tried using substitution but it clearly doesn't work because nothing in the brackets equals when derived.

Anyone help me with the beginning steps?

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Substitute u=8x+1. I don't understand what your problem with that would be.

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Substitute u=8x+1. I don't understand what your problem with that would be.

Yes, you are correct. I guess i had some other weird method in my head :S Substitution works, sorry!

Thanks!

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