# implicit diff. step check

• March 14th 2011, 06:48 PM
Foxlion
implicit diff. step check
Problem:
$e^{x/y} = x - y$

Solution attempt 1:

i) differentiate both sides of function,
$\frac{e^{x/y}(y-xy')}{y^2} = 1 -y'$
• March 14th 2011, 07:00 PM
TheChaz
Check! Now for some algebra...
• March 14th 2011, 11:49 PM
matheagle
Why don't you take the Log and work with $x=y\ln(x-y)$