1. Question: Find the nth derivative{y^(n)} for the function y=(x+5)^(1/2)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm teaching myself calculus and so far I have been doing well getting through two workbooks I bought. I was going through a section in Higher Order Derivatives and Implicit Differentiation in the book "Schaum's 3000 Solved Problems in Calculus". I am well aware of how to get the 1st 2nd and 3rd derivative and so on... but i'm unable to figure out how to find the general form of this equation.

2. Attempt at a solution: For a simpler equation of the same time where it asked me to find a general form for the nth derivative I used the equation, http://upload.wikimedia.org/math/2/c/b/2cb203daf11bd73b58be0fd89bee1d48.png

Btw is this type of question normal for a 1st yr calculus course? I've never seen one like it on calc 1 webpages and workbooks.

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# The Nth Derivative of a Function (General Form)

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