Implicitly Defined

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Implicitly defined functions are treated in two stages.


1.        The graph tool tries to rearrange the function to be in terms of x or y and will then graph the function.


2.        If the graph tool cannot rearrange the function, it uses a more generalized approach to graphing.  For example,




This approach basically looks for equality between the two sides of the equation.  When using this form of graphing, the graph tool cannot perform detailed analysis of the curve.