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    simplifying a term

    Hey All,

    Can I simplify this term any more:

    find dy/dx
    3x^2 - 4x^2y^2 = y^2

    i get dy/dx as:

    - x(4y^2-3) / y(4x^2 -1)

    can i remove the 4 on top and bottom?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dadon View Post
    Hey All,

    Can I simplify this term any more:

    find dy/dx
    3x^2 - 4x^2y^2 = y^2

    i get dy/dx as:

    - x(4y^2-3) / y(4x^2 -1)

    can i remove the 4 on top and bottom?
    No you can't.

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