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David Eagle
10/13/12 8:28pm

Here is what I tried, which did not work:

z := x + I*y
f[z_] := z^2 + 3*z + 2
D[f[x,y],x]

I was hoping this would take the partial derivative with respect to x.

As a side note, does anyone know why you need the underscore in f[z_]?

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partial derivative of complex function David Eagle 10/13/12 8:28pm
Re: partial derivative of complex function Bill Simpson 10/14/12 4:18pm
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