How do i find the derivitive with respect to x of: w = (x^2)+(y/x) AND with respect to y of the same equation. So in other words dw/dx and dw/dy? am confused how to differentiate y/x? Thanks
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Originally Posted by taurus How do i find the derivitive with respect to x of: w = (x^2)+(y/x) AND with respect to y of the same equation. So in other words dw/dx and dw/dy? am confused how to differentiate y/x? Thanks When you are differentiating in respect to a certain variable you treat the ohter variables as constants Can you go from there?
Originally Posted by taurus How do i find the derivitive with respect to x of: w = (x^2)+(y/x) AND with respect to y of the same equation. So in other words dw/dx and dw/dy? am confused how to differentiate y/x? Thanks For all we know y might depend on x and thats why I think it is more complete to say,
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