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    Linearization

    Find the linearization of the function at the point (0, -1).
    __________
    Use the linear approximation to estimate the value of = _____________

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    Quote Originally Posted by jffyx View Post
    Find the linearization of the function at the point (0, -1).
    __________
    there is a formula for this: L(x,y) = f(x_0,y_0) + f_x(x_0,y_0)(x - x_0) + f_y(x_0,y_0)(y - y_0)

    here, your (x_0,y_0) = (0,-1)


    Use the linear approximation to estimate the value of = _____________

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    this is given by L(-0.1, -0.9)
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