I'm studying engineering dynamics. The first chapter is discussing the velocity and acceleration equations; v = ds/dt and a = dv/dt. It then goes on to show a third equation that is stated as "a ds = v dv". They say they derived this equation by combining the two previous and 'eliminating dt'. I am just not seeing how they arrived at this, what are the intermediate steps? I also am not understanding the reason for just 'eliminating' dt. Could anyone develop this or help me along my way of understanding how this third equation was reached, I feel very uncomfortable just memorizing it without understanding where it came from...(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# I am not understanding this differential relationship

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