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How is this true?

  • #1
Can anybody tell me how this is true.

THE FIRST X DOT IS SUPPOSED TO BE SQUARED!!!!
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THE FIRST X DOT IS SUPPOSED TO BE SQUARED!!!!


(I was given an equation and this is the LHS. I had to differentiate it with respect to x (i think) and this is the result, what is where the ... is?) I had to differentiate an equation and show it equaled another. I have got the RHS right, just cant work out how the LHS goes to 2x double dot

Any help is appreiciated

I suspect the chain rule is involved
 
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Hmmm, good question, I can get it if I play with differentials..
 
  • #3
Hmmm, good question, I can get it if I play with differentials..
is it even right? please have a play
 

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