Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Multiveriable Calculus - Chapter Review - Review Exercises - Page 518: 7

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

If $D\lt0$, $f(a,b)$ is a saddle point (neither a maximum nor a minimum). Thus, we see that the given statement is false.
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