Partial derivative

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I have an initial data of d= 0.012608, V = 320 volt, Q = 1.50e-8 and A = 1.25e-4. y = Qd/AV. what is Δy , the partial derivative of y with respect to d?

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When you take the partial derivative with respect to a variable, you treat all other variables as constants, so what is

[tex]\frac{\partial}{\partial d} \left( \frac{Q}{AV} d \right)[/tex]

when you treat [itex]\frac{Q}{AV}[/itex] as a constant?
 

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