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Re: bug? f'[x]'

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  • Subject: [mg90902] Re: [mg90894] bug? f'[x]'
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 01:37:26 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <200807281153.HAA20595@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

    FullForm /@ {f'[x], f[x]'}
{Derivative[1][f][x], Derivative[1][f[x]]}

    FullForm /@ {f''[x], f'[x]'}
{Derivative[2][f][x], Derivative[2][f][x]}


Benjamin.R.Lewis at gmail.com wrote:
> G'day,
> 
> In[]:= f'[x] =!= f[x]' && f''[x] === f'[x]'
> Out[]= True
> 
> Can anyone explain this?
> 
> -Ben
> 

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