I'm watching a lecture on the Hamiltonian and can't figure out something. Here it is. Take a generic function G, and differentiate it with respect to p and q. What you get is the partial of G with respect to p TIMES the derivative of p (or p-dot), plus the derivative of G with respect to q TIMES q-dot.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

My question is, where does the p-dot and q-dot terms come into the equation here? Why isn't it just the partial of G over p plus the partial of G over q?

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# Hamiltonian math

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