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## Homework Statement

I'm stuck at one of the derivations for relativistic energy. I've figured out every other single step, but I just can't wrap my head around this one:

Prove that:

[tex] {\frac{d}{dt}} {\frac {mu} {\sqrt{1-u^2/c^2}}} = {\frac {m {\frac{du} {dt}}} {(1-u^2/c^2)^{3/2}}} [/tex]

## Homework Equations

u is speed, so:

[tex] u = dx/dt [/tex]

I don't know if that's helpful.

## The Attempt at a Solution

I've tried everything that's in my calculus toolbox, but I guess that's not a whole lot. I know how to derive basic functions, but I just can't seem to figure out how turn this into something I can work with. It says to derive to t, but there's not even a t in the function. I know that u and t are related in a way, but substituting just leads to more trouble.