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 2 years ago
Which formula based on partial derivatives provides the slope of the level curve z = f(x,y) ?
 2 years ago
Which formula based on partial derivatives provides the slope of the level curve z = f(x,y) ?

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baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know the answer... But I don't know why.

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the answer? Maybe it'll refresh my memory ^^ heh

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I cant get the del sign in latex :/

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its ummm nambla i think.. \nambla

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought it was \del

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope thats an upside down triangle

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yah that's the... del operator :o do you want the one with the vector arrow above it..? :o

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\frac{ dy }{ dx } = \frac{\del f /\del x}{\del f/\del y}

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i mean like the one used on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partial_derivative

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\Huge\frac{ dy }{ dx } = \frac{\partial f /\partial x}{\partial f/\partial y}\]

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge \vec \nabla f(x,y)=\left<\frac{\partial f}{\partial x}, \frac{\partial f}{\partial y}\right>\]

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh sorry i didn't notice u already found it, hehe

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oo, yours is fancy, i dont know what the nabla is though, thats okay...

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yah i been trying to figure out latex the last couple of weeks :) it's kinda interesting

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0very interesting.. i'm pressured to use it for one of my math classes, i try to avoid it.. :)

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0anyways, do you get the question?

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the nabla thing is the "gradient" of f, it's the direction of greatest increase from a surface. It ummmmmm... i would try to draw a picture but i'm not sure i have the greatest understanding of it myself... :\ hmm

baldymcgee6
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha, thats okay.. i'll learn that when i get to that.
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