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Level set vs level curve

  1. Mar 1, 2015 #1
    Whats the difference between a level set and a level curve, with regards to multi-variable calculus?
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  3. Mar 1, 2015 #2
    They are very similar concepts but a level set is merely a set of points ##\mathbf{x}## such that ##f(\mathbf{x}) = c##, and a level curve is a special case when those points take the form of a curve.
  4. Mar 1, 2015 #3
    Thank you
    Thank you
  5. Mar 4, 2015 #4


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    Calpalned, you asked this same question under "Calculus and Beyond Homework". Please do not post the same question more than once. That can get you suspended.
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