Multivariable Calculus : Tangents & Normals

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Example Question #1 : Multivariable Calculus

Find the equation of the tangent plane to  at .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, we need to find the partial derivatives in respect to , and , and plug in .

 

Remember that the general equation for a tangent plane is as follows:

Now lets apply this to our problem

Example Question #2 : Matrices & Vectors

Find the equation of the tangent plane to  at .

Possible Answers:



Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, we need to find the partial derivatives in respect to , and , and plug in .

 

Remember that the general equation for a tangent plane is as follows:

Now lets apply this to our problem

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