Question: defines implicitly as a function of and ; that is . Compute .

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- April 7th 2010, 07:17 PMBelowzero78Implicit Differentiation of Partial Derivatives
Question: defines implicitly as a function of and ; that is . Compute .

- April 7th 2010, 08:18 PMChris L T521
- April 7th 2010, 08:46 PMBelowzero78
- April 8th 2010, 05:31 AMHallsofIvy
In the last

**two**terms? There is no y in 216xz.

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. - April 13th 2010, 02:51 PMBelowzero78
Here is what i got. Can anyone please confirm?

I am confused onto find what z is. Could someone please explain. I know that y is a function of x and z, but how do i find it?

Thanks!

Nevermind, i found . I's unsure of why the answer is -1/2. Im missing a negative sign somewhere.... since im getting 1/2. - April 13th 2010, 03:07 PMBelowzero78
SOLVED. I figured out my mistakes... thanks everybody.