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## Homework Statement

Differentiate (x+1)^1/2 from first principles with respect to x.

## Homework Equations

f'(x) = Lim h→0 [f(x+h) - f(x)]/h

## The Attempt at a Solution

f'(x) = Lim h→0 [f(x+h) - f(x)]/h

f'(x) = Lim h→0 [(x+h+1)^1/2 - (x+1)^1/2]/h

I'm unsure how to simplify from there.