## Calculus (3rd Edition)

The answer is $\frac{\text{dy}}{\text{dx}}=-\frac{9}{2}$.
First way: Using Eq. (8) we have $\frac{\text{dy}}{\text{dx}}=\frac{y'(t)}{x'(t)}=-\frac{9}{2}$. Second way: Since $x=2t+1$, so $t=(x-1)/2$. Substituting $t$ into $y=1-9t$ gives $y=1-9 (x - 1)/2$, $y=f(x)=-(9/2)x+11/2$. Differentiating $f(x)$ we get $\frac{\text{dy}}{\text{dx}}=-\frac{9}{2}$.