Change in unit vectors

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Homework Statement



In cylindrical coordinates: what is d(theta-hat)/d(theta)?

Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution



I'm fairly certain it is -rho... without a direction? or is it -rho*theta-hat?

Thanks in advance!
 

Answers and Replies

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Doc Al
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[tex]-\hat r[/tex]
 
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ooh, awesome, that fixes the problem I was having.. thank you!!
 

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