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    Use implicit differentiation to find dy/dx if

    y^2 + 3xy + x^2 + 10 = 0 (1)

    where y is a function of the independent variable x.

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    In order to obtain dy/dx we must differentiate both sides of equation (1) above with respect to x. For illustrative ...

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    The chain rule and product rule are used to find a derivative. The solution is detailed and well presented.