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    any alternative method

    Is there any other method to solve this(below) without using the division formula
    find
    <br />
\frac{dy}{dx}<br />
    if
    <br />
y=\frac {1 +{\sqrt{x}}}{1 -{\sqrt{x}}}<br />
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    Quote Originally Posted by jashansinghal View Post
    Is there any other method to solve this(below) without using the division formula
    find
    <br />
\frac{dy}{dx}<br />
    if
    <br />
y=\frac {1 +{\sqrt{x}}}{1 -{\sqrt{x}}}<br />
    Perhaps multiply above and below by {1 +{\sqrt{x}}} and simplify?
    Or use the product rule with ({1 - \sqrt{x}})^{-1}..
    Had you a particular method in mind?
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