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Tangent Planes and Linear Approximations

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A series of free Calculus Video Lessons.

Tangent Plane Approximations
This video gives the formula and uses it to find a tangent plane approximation. Both the tangent plane and the actual numerical estimate are shown.
Tangent planes
Introduction to tangent planes.

Finding the tangent plane to a surface f(x,y)
Calculus: Normal vector + Tangent plane to a surface.
The video briefly discusses how to compute a normal vector and the equation of a tangent plane to a surface.

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