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Maximum and Minimum Values

A series of free Calculus Video Lessons.
Local Maximum and Minimum Values of Function of Two Variables.

Local extrema and saddle points of a multivariable function Learn how to use the second derivative test to find local extrema (local maxima and local minima) and saddle points of a multivariable function.
Local Maximum and Minimum Values/ Function of Two Variables
An outline of the procedure, along with a complete example are shown. Local Maximum and Minimum Values -Function of Two Variables (P2)

Extrema in two variables
Introduction to extrema for functions of two variables.
Example extrema problem part 1
A long example of finding the absolute extreme values of a function on a triangle in the plane. This video is divided into two parts. Example extrema problem part 2

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