July 7th, 2010, 11:31 AM  #1 
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If then what is ? 
July 7th, 2010, 12:50 PM  #2 
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First, take the derivative w.r.t x This gives 2x Next, take the derivative of that result w.r.t y, this gives 0 
July 7th, 2010, 12:55 PM  #3 
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July 7th, 2010, 01:09 PM  #4 
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Got it. Thanks guys.


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