Calculus Animations,Graphics and Lecture Notes

Directional Derivatives/Gradient

Notes - Directional Derivatives and the Gradient

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gradient

negative gradient

The following Animation shows that as you move along a level curve in the domain, there is no change in the value of f(x,y) on the surface.

Motion Along a Level Curve

The Smart Bunny-A very short story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.