# What Is Wrong With the Definition of $$dy/dx$$?

by Hugh Thurston (University of British Columbia)

American Mathematical Monthly
November, 1994

Subject classification(s): Differentiation | Single Variable Calculus | Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.4 Non-mainstream Calc I | 3.1 Mainstream Calculus I | 3.0 Calculus

The author discusses problems with the use of the notation $$dy/dx$$.

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