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I Differentiation notation

  1. Oct 8, 2016 #1
    Hi members,

    see attached PdF file.

    What's the difference between d/dx and d/d(x^2) I don't understand this notation??

    Thank You
     

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  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 8, 2016 #2

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    As far as I can see, the notation ##\frac {\partial}{\partial a^2}## means the partial (of something) with respect to ##a^2##, where ##a^2## is being treated as its own variable.
     
  4. Oct 8, 2016 #3

    Stephen Tashi

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