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Hi, I type my equation and the equation reversing and change the meaning of the equation.
can you assists me how to solve this? how to turn off the alphabetical orders settings?

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Steven Lord
Steven Lord on 4 Jun 2024
How exactly does this reordering "change the meaning of the equation"? The derivative of with respect to x is . In this case, x is c and k is . So the derivative of is or . Multiply that by the constant and the derivative is or exactly as MATLAB showed.
Sure, the way MATLAB displays u is not identical to the way you entered it, but it represents the same value.
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Steven Lord
Steven Lord on 4 Jun 2024
Ah, you're thinking it's not a reordering question but a question about operator precedence. Yes, unary minus is lower in priority (at level 4) than the power operations (levels 2 and 3.) I agree, adding parentheses (level 1) can help clarify intent.

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