implicit differentiation


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implicit differentiation

n.
The process of computing the derivative of an implicit function.
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Student D, whose solution to part (i) is shown in Figure 4, has completed the implicit differentiation correctly and has obtained the correct gradient for the tangent to the curve [x.
A hybrid approach via implicit differentiation is seen less frequently: Equate [g.
The most direct algebraic characterization of this point is in terms of the equations obtained above via implicit differentiation, liberally writing y' = y'.