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Chapter 4: Partial Differentiation

Section 4.9: Constrained Optimization

Example 4.9.9

Find the distance from the point 1,2,3 to the line of intersection of the planes 5 x+4 y3 z=11 and 7 x2 y+6 z=9.


Use the Lagrange multiplier technique adapted for two constraints.


Solve for the line of intersection and minimize the distance from the given point to this line.

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