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This is a stupid question but...

The regular multivariable chain rule is:

[tex]u_x = u_v v_x + u_w w_x[/tex] and [tex]u_y = u_v v_y + u_w w_y[/tex] where [tex]u(v(x, y), w(x, y))[/tex]

Now, are there formulae for the second partials [tex]u_{xx}, u_{xy}, u_{yy}[/tex]

I just want to check myself (this isn't a homework problem, though it is study for a class) Thanks

The regular multivariable chain rule is:

[tex]u_x = u_v v_x + u_w w_x[/tex] and [tex]u_y = u_v v_y + u_w w_y[/tex] where [tex]u(v(x, y), w(x, y))[/tex]

Now, are there formulae for the second partials [tex]u_{xx}, u_{xy}, u_{yy}[/tex]

I just want to check myself (this isn't a homework problem, though it is study for a class) Thanks

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