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## Why do we differentiate implicitly?

The technique of implicit differentiation allows you **to find the derivative of y with respect to x without having to solve the given equation for y. The chain rule must be used whenever the function y is being differentiated because of our assumption that y may be expressed as a function of x.**

## What’s the difference between implicit and differentiation?

The implicit does not refer to the act of differentiation, but to the function being differentiated. Implicit differentiation means **differentiating an implicitly defined function. This is a simple equation of two variables, but you can understand it another way.**

## How do you differentiate implicitly XY?

For example, **xxb2+yxb21. Implicit differentiation helps us find dy/dx even for relationships like that. This is done using the chain rule, and viewing y as an implicit function of x. For example, according to the chain rule, the derivative of yxb2 would be 2yu22c5(dy/dx).**

## What does it mean to differentiate implicitly?

: the process of finding the **derivative of a dependent variable in an implicit function by differentiating each term separately, by expressing the derivative of the dependent variable as a symbol, and by solving the resulting expression for the symbol.**

## How do you know when to use implicit differentiation?

When might we want to use implicit differentiation? Implicit differentiation is super useful when you want **to find the derivative dy/dx, but x and y are not related in a simple manner like y u0192(x).**

## What is the purpose of differentiate?

Differentiation helps **to find the instantaneous rate of change of a function with respect to an independent variable. It is used when a quantity shows non-Linear variation.**

## What is implicit differentiation used for in real life?

The implicit derivative has multiple applications in real life in various fields such as in economy. An example would be the analysis of a **cost function in relation to the units produced by two products q1 and q2 given by the expression: c+u221ac10+q2u221a7+q12 c + c 10 + q 2 7 + q 1 2 .**

## What is the difference between implicit differentiation and implicit derivative?

An implicit function is a function, written in terms of both dependent and independent variables, like y-3×2+2x+5 0. Whereas an **explicit function is a function which is represented in terms of an independent variable.**

## What are implicit and explicit differentiation?

When might we want to use implicit differentiation? Implicit differentiation is super useful when you want **to find the derivative dy/dx, but x and y are not related in a simple manner like y u0192(x).**