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If $ x\sqrt{1+y}+y\sqrt{1+x}=0,\normalsize\; Prove\; that\; \Large\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{-1}{(1+x)^2}$

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  • Shift one term to R.H.S square and then differentiate
Step 1
$ x \sqrt {1+y}=-y\sqrt{1+x}$ squaring both sides
Step 2
$ \Rightarrow x^2(1+y)=y^2(1+x)$
$ \Rightarrow x^2 + x^2y-y^2-yx^2=0$
Step 3
$ (x-y)(x+y+xy)=0$
$ \Rightarrow x+y+xy = 0 $
$ y = \frac{-x}{1+x}$ differentiate both sides to get the answer.


answered Mar 9, 2013 by thanvigandhi_1
edited Apr 4, 2013 by thanvigandhi_1

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