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Difference between curly derivatives and ordinary d derivatives, when to use each? 
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Nov409, 06:06 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
The title says it all, what is the difference between the curly d used for derivatives and a normal d in derivatives. When do you know when to use each one? Thanks 


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Nov409, 06:16 PM

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Partial derivatives are when treat one variable as a variable and keep the rest as constants ignoring the relationship between the variables. Total derivatives are when you do the same as above but the relationship between variables remains. 


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Nov409, 06:30 PM

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