Differentiation of Implicit Relations | |
Summary |
an explicit function is one where one variable is written in terms of the other such as y = 3x^{2} − 2x + 5 an implicit relation is one where it is difficult to express one variable in terms of the other such as x^{2} + y^{2} = 81 both types can be differentiated term by term. terms containing y are differentiated using the chain rule. |
Key Skills |
differentiate implicit relations involving terms such as kxy and ky^{2} |
Vocabulary |
explicit function, implicit function, chain rule, variable,differentiation, function. |