Implicit Differentiation

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maphco
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I looked through my notes and couldn't figure out how to differentiate

(x - y)

using implicit differentiation. Could someone help with that and I should be able to work out the rest of my question :)
 

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  • #2
maphco
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Just a thought now, would it be

1 - dy/dx

?
 
  • #3
transgalactic
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i think you are correct
its

1-y'
 
  • #4
cristo
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Why couldn't it be dx/dy-1? You need to state what you are differentiating wtih respect to.
 

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