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Is partial differential equations and differential equations the same thing?

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  1. wio
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    There are some differences.

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  2. Idealist
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    What's the difference? I'll major in physics and electrical engineering when I go to college. Which is good for my majors?

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    Well if you have a partial derivative, you might have gorren rid of something which was not constant with respect to the other variable.

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    It really depends on the equation though.  You just have to be a bit careful.

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    Which is harder?

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  6. wio
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    It depends on the equation again.

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    Can you recommend me a good textbook for that?

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    http://www.amazon.com/Differential-Equations-Applied-Mathematics-Books/b?ie=UTF8&node=13911

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