(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Show dT/dx = ma

2. Relevant equations

T=1/2mv^2

F=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

dT/dx = d/dx(1/2mv^2)

= mv.dv/dx <--------------i believe you use the chain rule. But can someone explain exactly how to get to this step?

= mv. (dv/dt). (dt/dx)

= m(dx/dt) . a(dt/dx) <-------------can someone please expain how m(dx/dt) = m? and a(dt/dx) = just a?

= ma

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