# A simple calculus question

sniffer
i just want simple explanation of this.
velocity v is a function of r and t.
then my professor, in order to derive relationship of something, he wrote:
$$\frac{dv}{dt}=\frac{\partial v}{\partial r}+\frac{\partial v}{\partial t}$$
then assuming small spatial variation,
$$\frac{dv}{dt} \approx \frac{\partial v}{\partial t}$$
my question: is the first equation above OK?

thanks.

$$\frac{dv}{dt}=\frac{\partial v}{\partial r}\frac{dr}{dt}+\frac{\partial v}{\partial t}$$