Calculus 8th Edition

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Chapter 14 - Partial Derivatives - Review - Exercises - Page 1024: 49


$\approx\dfrac{5}{8}$ knots/mi

Work Step by Step

Our aim is to determine the directional derivative of the wind speed in the direction. From the graph given in the question, we have: Direction derivative $=\dfrac{50-45}{8} \approx\dfrac{5}{8}$ knots/mi
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