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Second Derivative

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Homework Statement


Find the second derivative of x^3+y^3=1 by implicit differentiation.

The Attempt at a Solution


I found the first derivative to be x^2/y^2. Do I then use the first derivative and take the derivative of that? I tried to do this, but got stuck on what to do.
 

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Welcome to PF, Jacob959! :smile:

Your first derivative should be -x^2/y^2.

And yes, you should take the derivative from that.
Where did you get stuck?
 

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