When can one Change order of derivatives?

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Here is an example...

d/dz(dp/dx) = d/dx(dp/dz)

I dont remember learning this in my calculus or differential equations classes unless it was called something else.
 

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Simon Bridge
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Those would be mixed partial derivatives.
Look it up.

The short answer is: almost always.
 
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Hmm...ok never knew that. Thanks.
 

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