(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I am being asked to find the derivative of f(x) = 1/(x-2) + (x-1)^(1/2) using the definition of the derivative but I am not coming up with anything close (I know what the actual derivative is)

2. Relevant equations

lim h->0 f(a+h) - f(a) / h

3. The attempt at a solution

Nothing even close to the answer.

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# Homework Help: Question on definition of a derivative

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