Hi guys, having some trouble on implicit differentiation. The problem is find y'' given x^2 - y^2 = 1 I got the answer (y^2-x^2)/y^3
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Originally Posted by sleepiiee Hi guys, having some trouble on implicit differentiation. The problem is find y'' given x^2 - y^2 = 1 I got the answer (y^2-x^2)/y^3 Remember that you can treat y's just like the chain rule with x's. So: and so on. Taking our first derivative: To get the answer you had posted, you just substitute from above: and you get: which can be rearranged thusly:
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