Need HELP on a Vector Calculus Problem?
how do you solve this d/dx ((x )dtheta/dx) = 0 for theta? I forgot how to do vector calculus. This isn’t exactly my problem so i’d like to know the steps more than teh solution
If the derivative (with respect to x) of some expression equals 0, that means it doesn’t change with x — that is, it’s a constant. So d/dx ((x)d(theta)/dx) = 0 implies that x(d(theta)/dx) = c where c is a constant. Divide both sides by x and integrate again.
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