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Second-Order Partial Derivatives
This Demonstration helps students understand what second-order partial derivatives measure. As either
or
varies, you can see how a given partial derivative changes both numerically and graphically.
Contributed by:
Joshua Sabloff
and
Stephen Wang
(Haverford College)
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"
Second-Order Partial Derivatives
" from
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/SecondOrderPartialDerivatives/
Contributed by:
Joshua Sabloff
and
Stephen Wang
(Haverford College)
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