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if I have a equation like this




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I know I can integrate so that





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but this does not make sense to me because I could think of many U's that if you were to take the derivitive with respect to the squiggly varibale, still includes both variables
 

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If the derivative with respect to xi includes both variables, then how does it look when you differentiate with respect to both xi and to eta?
 
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