   Chapter 14, Problem 8RE

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

The contour map of a function f is shown, (a) Estimate the value of f(3, 2).(b) Is fx(3, 2) positive or negative? Explain.(c) Which is greater, fy(2, 1) or fy(2, 2)? Explain. (a)

To determine

To estimate: The value of f(3,2) from the given contour map of the functionf.

Explanation

It is observed from the given contour map that the point (3,2) lies between the level curves z of values 50 and 60

(b)

To determine

To explain: The sign of fx(3,2) from the given contour map of the function f.

(c)

To determine

To explain: Which function value is higher fy(2,1)orfy(2,2) .

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