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Unformatted text preview: =  2 (d/dx(x/(x^2y^2)))  Use the quotient rule, d/dx(u/v) = (v ( du)/( dx)u ( dv)/( dx))/v^2, where u = x and v = x^2y^2: =  2 ((x^2y^2) (d/dx(x))x (d/dx(x^2y^2)))/(x^2y^2)^2  The derivative of x is 1: =  (2 (1 (x^2y^2)x (d/dx(x^2y^2))))/(x^2y^2)^2  Differentiate the sum term by term and factor out constants: =  (2 (x (d/dx(x^2)d/dx(y^2))+x^2y^2))/(x^2y^2)^2  The derivative of x^2 is 2 x: =  (2 (x (2 xd/dx(y^2))+x^2y^2))/(x^2y^2)^2  The derivative of y^2 is zero: =  (2 (x^2(2 x0) xy^2))/(x^2y^2)^2...
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2011 for the course CHEM 302 taught by Professor Mccord during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.
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