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    Partial derivative help please?

    Can you explain how to take the partial derivative with respect to x and y on the following function?

    f(x,y)=x^2e^y-ye^x
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    f(x,y)=x^2e^y-ye^x

    To get the partial derivative wrt. x, you treat the y as a constant and differentiate as normal with respect to x.
    {\delta_x}=2xe^y-ye^x
    So to get the partial derivative wrt. y, you treat the x as a constant and differentiate as normal wrt y.
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    Would you know how to find the derivative of Ax^2- Be^x? If yes, then you should be able take the dervative of f.\

    Would you know how to find the derivative of Ae^y- By?
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