Find all real values of and for which is Minimum.
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Originally Posted by jacks Find all real values of and for which is Minimum. First you will need to remember how to sum the the first n integers and their squares and the cubes. Now the function you want to minimize is Can you finish using the 2nd derivative test from here?
Originally Posted by TheEmptySet First you will need to remember how to sum the the first n integers and their squares and the cubes. Now the function you want to minimize is Can you finish using the 2nd derivative test from here? I should probably mention that all the derivatives involved are partial derivatives.
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