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baldymcgee6
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Which formula based on partial derivatives provides the slope of the level curve z = f(x,y) ?
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baldymcgee6 Group Title
Which formula based on partial derivatives provides the slope of the level curve z = f(x,y) ?
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I know the answer... But I don't know why.
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is the answer? Maybe it'll refresh my memory ^^ heh
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I cant get the del sign in latex :/
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its ummm nambla i think.. \nambla
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i thought it was \del
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i'll try :)
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
nope thats an upside down triangle
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yah that's the... del operator :o do you want the one with the vector arrow above it..? :o
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\frac{ dy }{ dx } = \frac{\del f /\del x}{\del f/\del y}
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i mean like the one used on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Partial_derivative
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\partial \]
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ahhh \partial
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\Huge\frac{ dy }{ dx } = \frac{\partial f /\partial x}{\partial f/\partial y}\]
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\huge \vec \nabla f(x,y)=\left<\frac{\partial f}{\partial x}, \frac{\partial f}{\partial y}\right>\]
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Oh sorry i didn't notice u already found it, hehe
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oo, yours is fancy, i dont know what the nabla is though, thats okay...
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yah i been trying to figure out latex the last couple of weeks :) it's kinda interesting
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
very interesting.. i'm pressured to use it for one of my math classes, i try to avoid it.. :)
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
anyways, do you get the question?
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the 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
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha, thats okay.. i'll learn that when i get to that.
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