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find dy/dx

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  1. swin2013
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    \[\sin(xy) = 2x+5\]

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    |dw:1351479398654:dw|

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    differentiate implicitly.

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    yea... i think i did it wrong. i know when there's a y present you multiply by dy/dx

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    Well, you see, we're taking the derivative with respect to x, so when we come upon a y, we just write "the derivative of y" which is dy//dx or y'

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    So what is the derivative of sin(xy)

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    cos(xy)

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  8. baldymcgee6
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    But beacause of the chaine rule we have to multiply by the derivative of the inside.

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    |dw:1351479776831:dw|

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    oookk i was stuck on that part, i wasn't sure if i multiplied dy/dx correctly

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