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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

can someone please explain the chain rule in derivatives?

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  1. amistre64
    • 4 years ago
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    when a function relies on another function we have to account for it

  2. amistre64
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    the cahin rule is just saying that the outer function depends on the rate of change of its component function(s)

  3. razor99
    • 4 years ago
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    akshay could u help me

  4. amistre64
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    \[f(g(h(x))):f.depends.on.g.which.depends.on.h.which .deoends.on.x\]

  5. amistre64
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    f depends on g which depends on h which depends on x

  6. amistre64
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    \[\frac{df}{dx}=\frac{df}{dg}\frac{dg}{dh}\frac{dh}{dx}\]

  7. Akshay_Budhkar
    • 4 years ago
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    @razor how can i help you?

  8. anonymous
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    that's so confusing.. is it possible to get an example please?

  9. razor99
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chain_rule

  10. razor99
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    this migt help u bro

  11. amistre64
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    if your one a plane thats flying thru the air; and you walk from the back to the front; how fast are you going? well, that all depends on how you compute your speed; and the rate of change depends on not only your speed but the planes speed so we account for both. the chain rule is doing the same thing forrates of change of functions

  12. amistre64
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    sqrt(sin^2(x)-3) 1/2sqrt(sin^2(x)-3) depends on: ()^2 - 3 2(sin(x)) depends on: sin(x) cos(x) depends on x \[D_x[\sqrt{sin^2(x)-3}\ ]=\frac{1}{2\sqrt{sin^2(x)-3}}*2(sin(x))*cos(x)\]

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