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

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- Sep 30th 2007, 05:20 PMjst706derivative 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 PMKrizalid
Use implicit differentiation.

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