2.6 Implicit Differentiation

# 2.6 Implicit Differentiation - Differentiate both sides of...

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Implicit Differentiation Section 2.6

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® Explicit form – solved for y example: y = 3x + 2 ® Implicit form – not solved for y example: x2 + 2y3 + 4y = 1 When it’s difficult to express y as a function of x explicitly, you can use implicit differentiation .
Guidelines for Implicit Differentiation ®

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Unformatted text preview: Differentiate both sides of the eqn. with respect to x. ® Collect the terms with on one side of the eqn. ® Factor out . ® Solve for . dx dy dx dy dy dx Joke Time ® Which sea creature can add up? ® An octoplus! ® What did the confused bee say? ® To bee or not to bee...
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