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# Find the derivative $\frac{d}{dx}\left(x+\frac{-1}{x}\right)$ using the sum rule

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##  Final answer to the problem

$1+\frac{1}{x^2}$
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##  Step-by-step Solution 

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• Find the derivative using the definition
• Find the derivative using the product rule
• Find the derivative using the quotient rule
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• Find the derivative
• Integrate by partial fractions
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The derivative of a sum of two or more functions is the sum of the derivatives of each function

$\frac{d}{dx}\left(x\right)+\frac{d}{dx}\left(\frac{-1}{x}\right)$

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$\frac{d}{dx}\left(x\right)+\frac{d}{dx}\left(\frac{-1}{x}\right)$

Learn how to solve problems step by step online. Find the derivative d/dx(x+-1/x) using the sum rule. The derivative of a sum of two or more functions is the sum of the derivatives of each function. The derivative of the linear function is equal to 1. Apply the quotient rule for differentiation, which states that if f(x) and g(x) are functions and h(x) is the function defined by {\displaystyle h(x) = \frac{f(x)}{g(x)}}, where {g(x) \neq 0}, then {\displaystyle h'(x) = \frac{f'(x) \cdot g(x) - g'(x) \cdot f(x)}{g(x)^2}}. Multiply -1 times -1.

##  Final answer to the problem

$1+\frac{1}{x^2}$

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