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Derivative and Integral notation

  1. May 10, 2012 #1
    Why is it that when you are doing a partial derivative it is expressed something like this. ∂f/∂x=2xy, where f(x,y)=x2y but when doing double or triple integrals you see this ∫∫f(x,y)dxdy.

    Why is partial notation not used in both?
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  3. May 11, 2012 #2


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    There is no real connection between double integrals and partial derivatives.
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