We consider methods for finding maximum and minimum values of functions of one variable and also of functions of several variables.
14.1 General Conditions for Maximum or Minimum
14.2 Extremal Values on a Curve in Two Dimensions
14.3 Extremal Values on a Surface in Three Dimensions
14.4 Extrema on a Curve in Three Dimensions
14.5 Divide and Conquer for Finding One Dimensional Extrema