# implicit function theorem

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## implicit function theorem

[im′plis·ət ¦fəŋk·shən ‚thir·əm]
(mathematics)
A theorem that gives conditions under which an equation in variables x and y may be solved so as to express y directly as a function of x ; it states that if F (x,y) and ∂ F (x,y)/∂ y are continuous in a neighborhood of the point (x0, y0) and if F (x,y) = 0 and ∂ F (x,y)/∂ y ≠ 0, then there is a number ε > 0 such that there is one and only one function ƒf(x) that is continuous and satisfies F [x,ƒ(x)] = 0 for | x-x0| < ε,="" and="" satisfies="">x0) = y0.
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