1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Partial Derivates

  1. Oct 23, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    If f(u, v, w) is differentiable and u=x-y, v=y-z, and w=z-x, show that


    2. Relevant equations

    I am completely lost.:cry:

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I am completely lost. :cry:
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 23, 2007 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    Chain rule for partial derivatives. E.g. (df/dx)=(df/du)(du/dx)+(df/dv)(dv/dx)+(df/dw)(dw/dx) (all derivatives partial).
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?

Similar Discussions: Partial Derivates
  1. Partial derivative (Replies: 1)

  2. Partial derivative (Replies: 2)

  3. Partial derivatives (Replies: 1)

  4. Partial derivative (Replies: 21)

  5. The partial derivative (Replies: 2)