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OpenStudy (anonymous):

what does dA/dx mean? as A changes, x also changes?

OpenStudy (chaise):

Yes. The derivative of A with respect to derivative of x.

OpenStudy (chaise):

So.. Acceleration = dv/dt. The rate of change of velocity in respect to the change in time. (the derivative is rate of change)

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Could be area...

OpenStudy (phi):

dA/dx means the change in A with respect to x, which is a way to say, a change in x causes a change in A. This term is from calculus.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derivative

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