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8-47.

Implicit differentiation.

Find all y-values in which the denominator of the derivative = 0.

Use the original function to find the corresponding x-value for each y-value you found in part (b).

There will be three values of x that work. That means there will be three coordinate points in which the slope is vertical: ( ____, 0 ), ( ____, 0 ) and ( ____, 0 ). (Obviously, this is NOT a function!)

The 2nd-derivative must be written in terms of x and y only.