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Unformatted text preview: (* Content-type: application/mathematica *) ( (*** Wolfram Notebook File ***) (* http://www.wolfram.com/nb *) ( (* CreatedBy='Mathematica 6.0' *) ( (*CacheID: 234*) (* Internal cache information: NotebookFileLineBreakTest NotebookFileLineBreakTest NotebookDataPosition[ 145, 7] NotebookDataLength[ 137016, 3974] NotebookOptionsPosition[ 82944, 2753] NotebookOutlinePosition[ 128230, 3730] CellTagsIndexPosition[ 128156, 3725] WindowFrame->Normal*) W (* Beginning of Notebook Content *) Notebook[{ Cell["\<\ Introduction to Mathematical Software 21-126 2 Lecture 4: Calculus\ \>", "Subtitle", CellChangeTimes->{3.41117300640625*^9, 3.411173189*^9}, TextAlignment->Center, TextJustification->0], Cell[CellGroupData[{ C Cell["Differentiation", "Section", CellChangeTimes->{3.41117300640625*^9, 3.411173189*^9}], Cell[CellGroupData[{ C Cell["Derivatives and Partial derivatives", "Subsection", CellChangeTimes->{3.41117300640625*^9, 3.411173189*^9}], Cell[TextData[{ "Partial derivatives are produced by the function ", ButtonBox["D", BaseStyle->"RefGuideLink"], StyleBox["[", FontWeight->"Bold"], StyleBox["f,x", FontSlant->"Italic"], StyleBox["]", FontWeight->"Bold"], ", where the expression ", StyleBox["f", FontSlant->"Italic"], " should be either an implicit or explicit function of the variable ", StyleBox["x", FontSlant->"Italic"], " for which the derivative is sought. Partial derivatives with respect to \ several variables simultaneously are obtained by using a sequence of \ variables in the argument list. Multiple derivatives with respect to the \ same variable are specified by arguments of the form ", StyleBox["{x,n}", FontSlant->"Italic"], " where ", StyleBox["n", FontSlant->"Italic"], " is the degree of differentiation or by including ", StyleBox["n", FontSlant->"Italic"], " instances of ", StyleBox["x", FontSlant->"Italic"], " in the sequence of differentiation variables. " }], "Text", CellChangeTimes->{3.41117300640625*^9, 3.411173189*^9}], Cell[TextData[{ "There are many equivalent input forms for this function to reflect common \ usages. The prime notation is convenient for writing ordinary differential \ equations and can be entered directly from the keyboard; a slightly more \ appealing form is obtained by entering \[EscapeKey]'\[EscapeKey] in a \ superscript box. The ", Cell[BoxData[ FormBox[ RowBox[{ SubscriptBox["\[PartialD]", RowBox[{ RowBox[{"{", RowBox[{"x", ",", "n"}], "}"}], ",", RowBox[{"{", RowBox[{"y", ",", "m"}], "}"}]}]], RowBox[{"f", "[", RowBox[{"x", ",", "y"}], "]"}]}], TraditionalForm]]], " notation is more flexible and more rigorous, superseding the traditional ", Cell[BoxData[ FormBox[ FractionBox[ RowBox[{ SuperscriptBox["\[PartialD]", RowBox[{"n", "+", "m"}]], RowBox[{"f", "[", RowBox[{"x", ",", "y"}], "]"}]}], RowBox[{ RowBox[{ SuperscriptBox["\[PartialD]", "n"], "x"}], RowBox[{ SuperscriptBox["\[PartialD]", "m"], "y"}]}]], TraditionalForm]]], " notation with its cumbersome fractions which do not divide out. That \ traditional notation cannot be used without constructing special notation \...
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