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    Find y prime Implicitly

    Implicit Differentiation...Find y Prime
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    Re: Find y prime Implicitly

    It is correct. It's up to you if you think it requires more simplification. If I was marking it I'd give you full marks, but that's just me...
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    Re: Find y prime Implicitly

    I thank you for the kind words.
    The answer in the back of the book is
    y' = (2x^2-1)/(sqrt{x^2-1}).

    What is the simplest way to get my answer to look like the simplified way given in the textbook?
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    A common denominator for the algebraic fractions is a start...
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    Re: Find y prime Implicitly

    Thanks. I will play with this fraction.
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