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Difference between total and partial derivative

Posted by Ed on November 13, 2010

David Metzler, a math teacher, gives an excellent explanation on the difference between the total and partial derivative of a function (see video below). Telling us about a bug walking on hot plate is just ingenious. I admire people that come up with a creative interpretation.


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