I used the limit definition of the partial derivative ∂f/∂x(a,b)=limh→0f(a+h,b)−f(a,b)/h. but either x or y is 0 , and the whole equation equates to 0 at the end, resulting in the same result for either partial derivative. Can anyone help me? Thanks
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Welcome to MHF, mackygood! As part of the process to find your partial derivative, you'll need to evaluate: The first term in the nominator of this limit will not be zero...
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