Calculus (3rd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464125260
ISBN 13: 978-1-46412-526-3

Chapter 15 - Differentiation in Several Variables - 15.3 Partial Derivatives - Exercises - Page 781: 43


$$ g_u(1,2)= \frac{1}{3}+\ln 3 .$$

Work Step by Step

Since $ g(u,v)=u\ln (u+v)$, then by the product rule, we have $$ g_u=\ln (u+v)+u\frac{1}{u+v}=\ln (u+v)+\frac{u}{u+v}.$$ Hence, we get $$ g_u(1,2)=\ln (1+3)+\frac{1}{1+2}=\frac{1}{3}+\ln 3 .$$
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