i want to differentiate with respect to y.

So.

which is

Is that correct?

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- Sep 16th 2009, 10:20 PMel123another partial derivative

i want to differentiate with respect to y.

So.

which is

Is that correct? - Sep 16th 2009, 10:49 PMseld
again you're running into this same problem where you want to do a partial derivative in terms of y, but you're not holding x as a constant.

what type of function of y are you needing to differentiate (ie. polynomial, quotient etc.) - Sep 16th 2009, 11:03 PMredsoxfan325
- Sep 17th 2009, 12:24 AMel123
so its

Is that what your saying? - Sep 17th 2009, 06:15 AMredsoxfan325
You have to multiply that by , to complete the chain rule, so the answer is .