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A Visual Proof of Eddy and Fritsch's Minimal Area Property

by Robert Pare (Dalhousie University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
January, 1995

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Several Variable Calculus | Multiple Integrals
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II | 3.3 Mainstream Calculus III, IV

Describes and generalizes a technique for minimizing certain areas and volumes.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Multivariable Calculus | Taylor Polynomials, Hessian
Multivariable Calculus | Optimization
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