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    Differentiation method

    how do i differentiate 6x+10y.dy/dx-6+20d.dy/dx=0
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rose Wanjohi View Post
    how do i differentiate 6x+10y.dy/dx-6+20d.dy/dx=0
    I can not understand what is written here. You can arrange the brackets, etc.
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    okay 6x+10y(dy/dx)-6+20(dy/dx) this is implicit differentiation
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rose Wanjohi View Post
    okay 6x+10y(dy/dx)-6+20(dy/dx) this is implicit differentiation
    Yes!
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    Just in case a picture helps...



    Top row is what you wrote, bottom row the derivative. Triangular network is the product rule.

    Don't integrate - balloontegrate!

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    Edit: thanks for the thanks, but do refresh the page because I've just had to correct an error in the pic - sorry!
    Last edited by tom@ballooncalculus; July 30th 2009 at 07:25 AM.
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