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Homework Help: Is it possible?

  1. Nov 19, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    can there be a vector field G on R^3 such that G=<xsiny, cosy, z-xy>?


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution\
    the answer is no, but i don't understand why. any help is appreciated, thanks
     
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  3. Nov 20, 2008 #2

    Dick

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    G IS a vector field on R^3. I don't think you have the question right.
     
  4. Nov 20, 2008 #3
    i checked again, i have the question right, and in the back of the book it says no
     
  5. Nov 20, 2008 #4

    Dick

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    Ok. Then what is your definition of 'vector field'?
     
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