# Math - Calculus Question.

hey can someone explain to me the relationship between the chain rule and implicit differentiation? It would be very much appreicated, thanks

The chain rule is utilized whenever you have a function within a function such as cos^2 x or (5x+1)^1/2. Implicit differentiation is used to find dy/dx of a function such as x^2 + y^2 = 1. Some functions require that you use the chain rule when you are trying to find their derivative through implicit differentiation.

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