Partial derivative

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Homework Statement



Differentiate:

[tex]y'''+ty''+y'+y'=0[/tex]

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The Attempt at a Solution



I tried to use this definition:

[tex](y')'=y''[/tex]

I'd be thankful, if somebody could show me the rules of differentiating y'.
 

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Dick
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You've got it. (y')'=y'', (y'')'=y'''. Etc. Don't forget to use the product rule on ty''.
 

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