# How do you implicitly differentiate #x^2/16 + y^2/36 = 1#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 26, 2016

Differentiate each term separately, collect the terms containing the factor

#### Explanation:

Term 1:

Term 2:

Term 3;

Returning the 3 terms to their place in the equation:

Collect terms that contain

Divide by the coefficient of