- Describe the contours of a function near a critical point that is a local extremum. How do they differ from the contours near a critical point that is a saddle point?
- Find and classify the critical points of the following
functions.
- .
- .
- .

- The function
has three critical points. Locate and classify them.

- The function
has five critical points. Locate and classify them.

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