(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Show that the time derivative of the potential energy can be written as dv/dt=-F1xV1x + (-F2xV2x)

2. Relevant equations

just proving it

3. The attempt at a solution

i haven't learned partial derivatives yet....so kind of confused.

V=0.5mv^2...V'=mv...clearly not what this problem is asking for.

I'll do some research online as well but can anyone lead me in the right direction? Is this do-able or quickly learnable? Thanks

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# Homework Help: Time Derivative of potential energy

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