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Potential function

  1. Apr 6, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Consider the vector field F= 2xi - 4yj + (2z - 3)k.

    Find the potential function for F.

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 6, 2009 #2
    what is the definition of potential function?? or in a more matematicl sense what is an exact differential?

    use the knowledge you have on integral and derivatives ;)

    Marco
     
  4. Apr 6, 2009 #3
    I think it's just the integral of the vector field..
     
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