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Homework Help: Check request: Implicit Differentiation

  1. Oct 14, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find the value of dy/dx at x=2 when


    3. The attempt at a solution

    To find y:

    To find dy/dx:


    (dy/dx)=(-2x-y) / x

    Plug in y and x:
    dy/dx=-2(2)-(1/2) / 2

    dy/dx=-9/4 when x=2
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  3. Oct 14, 2008 #2

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