I have recently come across the use of differentials in visualizing and thinking about calculus. In this method, one thinks of dx/dy as an actual fraction of infinity small yet real numbers. How is it possible to apply this to implicit functions?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Differentials in Calculus.

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