# Thornton & Marion, Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems, 5th Edition

## Chapter 1. Matrices, Vectors, and Vector Calculus

### Problem 10. Differentiation of a vector

#### The problem asks you to

- calculate vector derivatives to get the velocity and acceleration of a particle.

#### The problem gives

- the position vector of a particle in a plain elliptical orbit.

#### We should know about

- the calculation of vector derivatives.

#### Solution

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