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Homework Help: Derivatives and Vectors

  1. Jan 29, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What does \mathbf{\frac{d\vec{x}}{dt}} mean? If my latex doesn't work that should be

    dx/dt where x is a vector?

    Thanks,

    I think it has something to do with derivatives if so how do I use it?

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Jan 29, 2009 #2

    LowlyPion

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    [tex]\mathbf{\frac{d\vec{x}}{dt}}[/tex]

    This is the first derivative with respect to time of the displacement vector ... aka Velocity.
     
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