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    Derivative of a function where x is bothe base and exponent.

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    Find the derivative dy/dx if y = x^(x+3)

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    I assume your function is y=x^(x+3) rather than x^x+3.
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    The solution utilizes the chain rule to find a derivative of an exponent.