so the problem asks us to solve for $\displaystyle \frac{d^2y}{dx^2}$ from the equation

$\displaystyle x^5+y^5=4$

I found $\displaystyle \frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{(-5x^4)}{(5y^4)}$, how would I go about solving for $\displaystyle \frac{d^2y}{dx^2}$?

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- Mar 11th 2010, 01:34 PMascendancy523implicit differenitaion
so the problem asks us to solve for $\displaystyle \frac{d^2y}{dx^2}$ from the equation

$\displaystyle x^5+y^5=4$

I found $\displaystyle \frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{(-5x^4)}{(5y^4)}$, how would I go about solving for $\displaystyle \frac{d^2y}{dx^2}$? - Mar 11th 2010, 01:40 PMe^(i*pi)
- Mar 11th 2010, 02:30 PMskeeter
- Mar 11th 2010, 03:43 PMascendancy523