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    Rate of Change

    Let f(x,y)=(x^2)+ln(y)

    a. Find the average rate of change of f as you go from (4,1) to (3,2).
    b. Find the instantaneous rate of change of f as you leave point (4,1) heading towards (3,2).
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    Re: Rate of Change

    Quote Originally Posted by mgwalker View Post
    Let f(x,y)=(x^2)+ln(y)

    a. Find the average rate of change of f as you go from (4,1) to (3,2).
    b. Find the instantaneous rate of change of f as you leave point (4,1) heading towards (3,2).
    Your class notes or textbook will have theory and examples to follow. What have you tried and where are you stuck?
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    Re: Rate of Change

    Quote Originally Posted by mr fantastic View Post
    Your class notes or textbook will have theory and examples to follow. What have you tried and where are you stuck?
    I think he got stuck on the "do more than just copy your homework to MHF" part... /:
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