Find dx/dt at x=-2 and y=2x^2+1 if dy/dt=-1 Round your answer to 3 decimal places.

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Because the task contains expressions `dx / dt` and `dy / dt,` we know that `x` and `y` are functions of `t :`

`x = x ( t ), y = y ( t ) .`

Here `t` is an independent variable.

Also, an equation that connects `x` and `y` is given:

`y = 2 x ^ 2 + 1 .`

This equation...

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