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Re: Derivative[x^2] ??
Could not solve your problem, but I found a very nice looking work-around. Try to get your derivative by writing Esc p d Esc Cntrl- x Cntrl space x^2 It should look like d Subscript x x^2 Very strange to write down the Mathematica special characters and notations, I hope you understand. It looks much nicer than the Derivative expression Oli "Tim 9-23" <bendoftimeb at stny.rr.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:9j65da$2fg$1 at smc.vnet.net... > I thought I would get the answer which is 2x, but I'm getting (x^2)'. > > So my question is, how do I get the program to find the derivative and > not just re-write it in another form. What's the command? > > My email address is anti-spammed. Remove the 2 B's after hitting email reply > if you want to email me. > > Tim 9-23 >