Find d^2y/dx^2 if x=t-t^2 and y=t-t^3. The answer is 2-6t+6t^2/ (1-2t)^3. My question is- Why is the denominator raised to the third power? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Tom Ohnemus
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Originally Posted by kid funky fried Find d^2y/dx^2 if x=t-t^2 and y=t-t^3. The answer is 2-6t+6t^2/ (1-2t)^3. My question is- Why is the denominator raised to the third power? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Tom Ohnemus does this help?
Originally Posted by Jhevon does this help? ok, i worked through the example. i will now try to apply it to the problem i posted. Got it! Thx so much. I guess i should review the quotient rule.
Last edited by kid funky fried; February 6th 2008 at 05:23 PM.
Originally Posted by kid funky fried ok, i worked through the example. i will now try to apply it to the problem i posted. ok. let us know how it goes
I appreciate your help. I have enrolled at il state for the summer and i really need to brush up on cal I,II,III before I start classes. I have not done much in 12 years so have a lot to review. Thx again.
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