# Math Help - Partial derivative

1. ## Partial derivative

Not sure how to go about this, can anyone help?

A function is defined by f (x, y, z) = -sin (2 y z x) find .

2. Originally Posted by mr_motivator
Not sure how to go about this, can anyone help?

A function is defined by f (x, y, z) = -sin (2 y z x) find .
$\frac{\partial f}{\partial y} = - \cos(2 x y z) 2 x z$, then

$\frac{\partial^2 f}{\partial y \partial z} = -2 \frac{\partial}{\partial z} \left( x z\cos(2 x y z) \right)$ then use the product rule and chain rule again.