Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321749006
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-900-0

Chapter 6 - Applications of the Derivative - 6.5 Related Rates - 6.5 Exercises - Page 341: 5



Work Step by Step

$\frac{x^{2}+y}{x-y}=9$ $x^{2}+y=9x-9y$ $2x\frac{dx}{dt}+\frac{dy}{dt}=9\frac{dx}{dt}-9\frac{dy}{dt}$ $(9-2x)\frac{dx}{dt}=10\frac{dy}{dt}$ Now substitute x =4, y = 2, and dx/dt =2 to get $\frac{dy}{dt}=\frac{1}{5}$
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