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Unformatted text preview: Outline Implicit Differentiation Normal Lines Higher-ordered derivatives Math 1205 § 3.6: Implicit Differentiation Heath David Hart Fall 2007 Heath David Hart Math 1205 § 3.6: Implicit Differentiation Outline Implicit Differentiation Normal Lines Higher-ordered derivatives Table of Contents: Notes for Day 12: § 3.6: Implicit Differentiation Implicit Differentiation Normal Lines Higher-ordered derivatives Heath David Hart Math 1205 § 3.6: Implicit Differentiation Outline Implicit Differentiation Normal Lines Higher-ordered derivatives Introduction Consider the equation x 2 = e xy . If we wanted to find dy dx , we could do so by solving for y first: x 2 = e xy ln x 2 = xy ln x 2 x = y , and then calculating the derivative of ln x 2 x . Heath David Hart Math 1205 § 3.6: Implicit Differentiation Outline Implicit Differentiation Normal Lines Higher-ordered derivatives Implicit Differentiation Implicit Differentiation is a technique which allows us to calculate dy dx even when it is difficult or impossible to solve directly for y in terms of x . Heath David Hart Math 1205 § 3.6: Implicit Differentiation Outline Implicit Differentiation Normal Lines Higher-ordered derivatives How to perform Implicit Differentiation: 1. Differentiate both sides of the equation.Differentiate both sides of the equation....
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## This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course MATH 1205 taught by Professor Fbhinkelmann during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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