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they act on x, y, and z independently
Meaning:
partial derivatives
give the slope along the
respective direction
Math Reminder  Partial Derivatives
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Unformatted text preview: ! Given a function V(x,y,z), the partial derivatives are ! Example: V(x,y,z) = 2xy 2 + z 3 Thursday, September 9, 2010...
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