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## Homework Statement

let u be a function of x and y.using x=rcosθ y=rsinθ,transform the following expressions in the terms of partial derivatives with respect to polar coordinates:(d^u/dx^2(double derivative of u with respect to x)+d^2u/dy^2(double derivative of u with respect to y)

## Homework Equations

chain rule in partial derivatives

## The Attempt at a Solution

first i differentiated u with respect to theta by using chain rule and then with respect to r also by using chain rule.first has no r term wheras 2nd has r terms so no way the terms can cancel also.please tell me how to proceed or method i should use to solve this problem