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I'm trying to complete the question below:

Consider F(x,y)=1/3x^3+y^2+2xy+2x+2y+1

Find the 2 stationary points of F and show that one of them is a minimum of F.

I've got as far as getting:

dF/dx = 2/3x+2y+2

dF/dy = 2x+2y+2

I would like to know what i need to do next (do i have to treat the above two terms as simultaneous equations?)

Any help will be appreciated

Regards

smn

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# Homework Help: Differentiation problem

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