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    Partial derivatives of implicit function

    Hi, can someone check this is right:
    Find
    \frac{\partial f}{\partial u} and \frac{\partial f}{\partial v}
    for
    u^2 f(u,v) + vf^2 (u,v) = 1

    I got \frac{\partial f}{\partial u} = \frac{-2fu}{u^2+2v}
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    Hi,

    I am getting \frac{\partial f}{\partial u} = \frac{-2fu}{u^2+2vf}
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    ah yes I see i went wrong when differenciating f^2
    Thanks!
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