(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the instantaneous rate of change for the function y^{2}+(xy+1)^{3}=0 at (2,-1)

2. Relevant equations

N/A

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried getting it into a "y=" format but I don't really understand how to deal with the y when it's squared in one part and cubed in the other. This is as far as I could figure:

y=(-(xy+1)^{3})^{1/2}

Thanks for any help!

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# Homework Help: Instantaneous Rate of Change Problem

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