Find y" for x^2/a^2 - y^2/b^2 = 1© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 4:45 pm ad1c9bdddf
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Find y" for x^2/a^2 - y^2/b^2 = 1
First, write y as a function of x, i.e. by multiply both sides of the equation by a^2*b^2
b2 x2 - a2 ...
This shows how to perform implicit differentiation.