Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 2 months ago

The power, P, dissipated when a 6 volt battery is put across a resistance of R ohms is given by P=36/R.?

What is the rate of change of power with respect to resistance?

dP/dR = ?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    Don't let the non-standard letters put you off.  It's just the same as finding dy/dx when y = 36/x.


    dP/dR = -36/R²

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