Does anyone know how to make Wolfram Alpha do differentiation of implicit functions? Also can it do logarithmic differentiation?

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- November 30th 2011, 08:00 AMStuck ManWolfram
Does anyone know how to make Wolfram Alpha do differentiation of implicit functions? Also can it do logarithmic differentiation?

- November 30th 2011, 08:35 AMAmerRe: Wolfram
you can use derive for example

derive x^2 + y^2 , y = f(x)

here - November 30th 2011, 10:46 AMStuck ManRe: Wolfram
Can you make it give the derivative of (2(x+y)) / (e^y -2(x+y)) ?

- December 1st 2011, 05:11 AMHallsofIvyRe: Wolfram
Have you

**tried**doing what Amer suggested? Though I would use ", y= y(x)" rather than ", y= f(x)". - December 1st 2011, 07:27 AMStuck ManRe: Wolfram
That has helped, thanks.