xy/(x-y)

New concept and I'm having trouble with ones that are not linear equations. Could someone help me out?

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- Feb 9th 2009, 08:01 PMsfgiants13Find all 2nd partial derivatives
xy/(x-y)

New concept and I'm having trouble with ones that are not linear equations. Could someone help me out? - Feb 9th 2009, 08:46 PMJhevon
linear, non-linear, makes little difference. you want to find and for

to find the first, differentiate with respect to x twice. that is, treat y as a constant. so you would just differentiate normally thinking of y as just any other number, like 2 or something.

a similar approach can get you

can you start? - Feb 9th 2009, 08:48 PMChris L T521
- Feb 9th 2009, 08:54 PMJhevon