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    Exclamation 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)

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    Quote Originally Posted by greencheeseca View Post
    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)

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