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y = sqrt(25-x^2) -5<x<0

y = -sqrt(25-x^2) 0=<x<5

dy/dx= -x/y

Why is this not a solution on(-5,5) when...

y = sqrt(25-x^2)

y = -sqrt(25-x^2)

are solutions? kinda confused...

Could someone explain to me step by step how to solve this...I spent an hour trying to understand what they are asking for and solving the problem...haven't gotten anywhere

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