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09/25/08 8:20pm

I want to take the derivative of my function, which I defined as

v[t_] := -tSin[t] - 3 t^2 + 5 t

so I type


and I get

5 - 6 t -tSin'[t].

I'm fine with the portion 5-6t, I would like to know why I cant get the actual derivative instead of -tSin'[t].

is there a way to get it using Mathematica? or should I just do that part by hand?


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