A Constrained Extrema Applet

This applet is designed to build intuition about finding local extrema of functions of two variables when constrained to a parameterized curve



Things to notice:
Interesting surfaces and constraints:

This applet was designed as by modifying an applet from a demo by Tom Banchoff at Brown University.  It is used with permission.   Go to the Banchoff Applet Help page.

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Last updated By Mike May, S.J. ,  October 6, 2006.