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deriving fractions in matlab

Asked by the noob on 18 Jun 2013

hi, is it possible to derive a fraction? for example: (s+2)/(s^2+7)

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Answer by Walter Roberson
on 18 Jun 2013
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You can use the symbolic toolbox. If you need to do it more "by hand" then use the chain rule.

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finally managed to do it, thank you guys :)

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Answer by Azzi Abdelmalek
on 18 Jun 2013

You can also use an approximate derivation of your function:

s=0:0.01:100;
y=(s+2)./(s.^2+7);
dy=diff(y)./diff(s)
plot(s(1:end-1),dy)

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finally managed to do it, thank you guys :)

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