12.3 Partial Derivatives

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 What
is
the
slope
going
north
at
the
point
(0,
‐2)?
 change in elevation Slope
=
 
 change in y 
 
 
 
 What
is
the
slope
going
east?
 
 
 
 
 
 For
better
approximations,
find
values
closer
to
(0,
‐2).
 x






















y
 ‐.2
 0
 .2
 
 ‐2.2
 271.8
 270.8
 269.8
 ‐2
 278
 277
 276
 ‐1.8
 280.2
...
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