
Re: Best syntax for derivative
Posted:
Feb 13, 2009 3:44 AM


Maybe you want
Derivative[0,1,0][f][x, y, z]
???
On Feb 12, 2009, at 4:41 AM, Aaron Fude wrote:
> Hi, > > Suppose I have a function of three variables > > f[x_, y_, z_]:=Sin[x y z] > > And I want to construct g[x, y, z] which is the partial derivative > of f > [] with respect to y. I do > > f[x_, y_, z_] := Sin[x y z] > g[x_, y_, z_] := D[f[x, temp, z], temp] /. temp > y > > but I'm sure there is something better. Something along the lines of > > g = Partial[f, 2] > > Many thanks in advance. > > Aaron > >
Lou Talman Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences Metropolitan State College of Denver
<http://clem.mscd.edu/%7Etalmanl>

