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Given that electric potential is given as a function of x and y: V(x,y)=20x

^{4}+ 60y

^{3}

What is E

_{x}at (2,1)?

I have tried using E=-DV/DV, but I keep getting confused on how to derive this as it's been a while since I took calculus. I am also unsure of how to plug in the number, like if I only derive the x component and only plug the x into it, or if the y component is involved.