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For uncorrelated uncertainties LaTeX Code: \\delta x and LaTeX Code: \\delta y give the values and uncertainties for W in standard format.

A.) W=x+y with x=4.2(0.2) and y=0.7(0.1)

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well i think i am supposed to take the partial derivatives of W with respect to x and y (dW/dx and dW/dy) which both =1. Then is the total derivative DW/DXorY = 1+1 dx/dy? Or do I only use the derivatives for the uncertainties and just plug x and y, 4.2 and 0.7, into W?

well i think i am supposed to take the partial derivatives of W with respect to x and y (dW/dx and dW/dy) which both =1. Then is the total derivative DW/DXorY = 1+1 dx/dy? Or do I only use the derivatives for the uncertainties and just plug x and y, 4.2 and 0.7, into W?