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Vector calc proof arggg

  1. Mar 1, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    I'm unsure as to how to approach part b and c... I figured out part A but I don't know how it ties in to part b. Is it saying that F is a function of little f composed r(x) at x^?

    Intuitively I should sub in part a in to part b but i'm not sure.
    Also, for part c..when it says n=3, does it mean that it is the sum of all the functions of x from 1 to 3? so the function I'm computing the Hessian for would be 1/3x^2?
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  3. Mar 1, 2010 #2


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    For b I think you are supposed to realize that grad(g(r))=g'(r)*grad(r). I'm not really sure where they are going with c.
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