Implicit differentiation resources
This unit explains how to differentiate a function defined implicitly.
Computer-aided assessment of maths, stats and numeracy from GCSE to undergraduate level 2. These resources have been made available under a Creative Common licence by Martin Greenhow and Abdulrahman Kamavi, Brunel University.
Sometimes functions are given not in the form y=f(x) but in a more complicated form in which it is difficult or impossible to express y explicitly in terms of x.. Such functions are called implicit functions. In this unit we explain how these can be differentiated using implicit differentiation. (Mathtutor Video Tutorial) This resource is released under a Creative Commons license Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works and the copyright is held by Skillbank Solutions Ltd.