# derivative question

• Sep 30th 2007, 05:20 PM
jst706
derivative question
if x^2+y^3=(x^3)(y^2), then dy/dx=

I have no idea where to even start. Can someone shed some light on this please? thanks
• Sep 30th 2007, 05:23 PM
Krizalid
Use implicit differentiation.

Take the derivative, and apply the chain rule to $y,$, finally, make $y'$ the subject of the equation.