# How do you use implicit differentiation to find the slope of the curve given #xy^5+x^5y=1# at (-1,-1)?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 26, 2016

Since **not** a point on the given curve, this question has *no solution* as it stands. However the slope of

#### Explanation:

Differentiate both sides of the equation

or

So that at

or

so that the slope is -1.