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] Consider the function f : R 2 → R defined by f(x, y) = x...

] Consider the function f : R 2 → R defined by f(x, y) = x ln(x + 2y). (a) Find the gradient of f(x, y) at the point P(e/3, e/3). (b) Use the gradient to find the directional derivative of f at P(e/3, e/3) in the direction of the vector ~u = h−4, 3i. (c) Find a unit vector (based at P) pointing in the direction in which f increases most rapidly at P.

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