# Higher-Order Partial Derivatives Definition & Examples

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### f(x, y) = 12x2y3. Find the partial derivative of f with respect to y.

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### 2. The results are the same, if the order of differentiation is reversed for a second-order mixed partial derivative provided the function is _____.

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This quiz/worksheet combo will measure your ability to solve higher-order partial derivative equations. You will need to answer several practice problems.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll assess your understanding of:

• Second-order mixed partial derivatives
• Fourth-order partial derivatives
• Second partial derivatives

## Skills Practiced

• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about partial derivatives in a different light
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve partial differentiation practice problems
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when the results of a second-order mixed partial derivative will be the same even if the differentiation is reversed