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Multi-variable Calculus : Partial differentiation

  1. Nov 4, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. The attempt at a solution
    By chain rule,

    which simpifies to,

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    After this I am struck.
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  3. Nov 4, 2014 #2


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    Take into account [itex]\frac{\partial}{\partial u}=\frac{\partial x}{\partial u}\frac{\partial}{\partial x} + \frac{\partial y}{\partial u}\frac{\partial}{\partial y} [/itex] and similarly for v.
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