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Finding the derivative

  1. Sep 18, 2008 #1

    s7b

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    How would you find the derivative of;

    dE=(kqz)/(z^2+R^2)^3/2 where k&q are constants and R=0.024 with respect to z??
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 18, 2008 #2
    By reading your calculus textbook ....
     
  4. Sep 18, 2008 #3

    s7b

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    I have but I end up with a huge mess that is definitely not right..
     
  5. Sep 18, 2008 #4
    It's quotent rule and chain rule. Final result is two terms that can be left separate or taken under common denominator.
     
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