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From

[itex]\frac{de_{s}}{dT} = \frac{L_{v}e_{s}}{R_{v}T^{2}} [/itex]

derive

[itex] e_{s}(T) = 6.11 e^{\frac{L}{RV}(\frac{1}{T}-\frac{1}{273})} [/itex]

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

The way my lecturer derived it was he 'split' the derivative and took them to their respective sides and integrated.

So he got

[itex] \frac{de_{s}}{e_{s}} = \frac{LdT}{R_{v}T^{2}} [/itex]

However I was under the impression that you can't 'split' a derivative like that. Is this just a shortcut some physicists take to make the maths more simple? If it is what is the correct way of deriving this?

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# Homework Help: Splitting the derivative?

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