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    Taylor Approx

    Approximate, using a first order Taylor approximation
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    Quote Originally Posted by matty888 View Post
    Approximate, using a first order Taylor approximation
    Consider the function f(x,y) = (x^2+y^3)^{1/4}.
    The equation of the tangent plane at x_0=4,y_0=0,z_0=2 is: z -z_0 = f_x(x_0,y_0)(x-x_0) + f_y(x_0,y_0)(y-y_0)

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