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Line of maxima and minima

  1. May 9, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Please look at the attached picture
    In that I had to draw the line of maxima and minima

    2. Relevant equations

    line of maxima has greatest gradient
    line of minima has smallest gradient

    3. The attempt at a solution

    which line should be the maxima? the line with the greatest gradient right?
    and as the gradient of the lines are negative here, the most flat line will be the line of maxima? or i have to look at the absolute values of gradient?
     

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