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Lagrange Multipliers Can Fail to Determine Extrema

Some simple examples in which Lagrange multipliers fail to locate extrema

Old Node ID: 
1161
MSC Codes: 
97Ixx
Author(s): 
Jeffrey Nunemacher (Ohio Wesleyan University)
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
January, 2003
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Several Variable Calculus
Topic(s): 
Optimization
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Rating Count: 
18.00
Rating Sum: 
57.00
Rating Average: 
3.17
Author (old format): 
Jeffrey Nunemacher
Applicable Course(s): 
3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV
Modify Date: 
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Average: 3.2 (18 votes)

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