Trying to figure out the derivative of arctan(x/y)

Thank you Very much

ViperRobK

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- Jan 15th 2009, 12:19 PMViperRobKDerivative of arctan(x/y)
Trying to figure out the derivative of arctan(x/y)

Thank you Very much

ViperRobK - Jan 15th 2009, 12:23 PMHallsofIvy
- Jan 15th 2009, 12:35 PMViperRobK
it is a function of 2 independent variable and derivative with respect to x sorry for the lack of detail

- Jan 15th 2009, 03:47 PMViperRobK
Think i figured it out if someone could confirm

- Jan 15th 2009, 04:27 PMlllll
if we take the partial derivative with respect to x, we would get:

so your solution is correct.