This is documentation for Mathematica 3, which was
based on an earlier version of the Wolfram Language.
View current documentation (Version 11.2)
 Documentation / Mathematica / Built-in Functions / Algebraic Computation / Calculus  /

  • Constants is an option for Dt which gives a list of objects to be taken as constants.
  • If f appears in the list of Constants, then both Dt[ f ] and Dt[ f [ ... ]] are taken to be zero.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 3.5.2.
  • See also: D.

    Further Examples

    This takes the total derivative with z held fixed.