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Stationary Values

  1. Mar 18, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I have been asked to answer the following:

    The function (x^3)+(y^3)-(2x^2)-(2y^2)+(3xy) has two stationary values. Determine their co-ordinates and their nature.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Sorry Im stuck.
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 18, 2010 #2
  4. Mar 18, 2010 #3


    Staff: Mentor

    Your textbook should have a section on finding stationary points for functions of two variables. I'm reasonably certain it will also have a worked example or two.
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