# vector fields

• Feb 13th 2010, 08:02 PM
greencheeseca
vector fields
Determine whether or not the vector field
F is conservative; If YES, find a potential function

f
.
a)
F(x, y) = ex(sin yi + cos yj)
b)
F(x, y) =1/y(yi + xj)

• Feb 14th 2010, 01:17 AM
mr fantastic
Quote:

Originally Posted by greencheeseca
Determine whether or not the vector field
F is conservative; If YES, find a potential function

f
.
a) F(x, y) = ex(sin yi + cos yj)
b) F(x, y) =1/y(yi + xj)

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ve-fields.html

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ind-those.html

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...or-fields.html

etc.

• Feb 14th 2010, 07:32 AM
greencheeseca
yea, thanks for the help, but i'm still stuck here. anyone can show me some step by step solution, plz?
• Feb 15th 2010, 01:40 AM
mr fantastic
Quote:

Originally Posted by greencheeseca
yea, thanks for the help, but i'm still stuck here. anyone can show me some step by step solution, plz?

Did you read the links I gave? Please show what work you've been able to do and indicate exactly where you're stuck.