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    need help with lagrange multiplier

    hi,

    when you have to use the lagrange multiplier method to find a max/min point, do you add or subtract the constraint function. i have seen examples of both. but i'm not sure when to add and when to subtract.

    thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by b2b View Post
    hi,

    when you have to use the lagrange multiplier method to find a max/min point, do you add or subtract the constraint function. i have seen examples of both. but i'm not sure when to add and when to subtract.

    thanks
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