18.02SC | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Multivariable Calculus

Part B: Chain Rule, Gradient and Directional Derivatives

Session 32: Total Differentials and the Chain Rule

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In this session you will:

  • Watch a lecture video clip and read board notes
  • Review an example
  • Do problems and use solutions to check your work

Lecture Video

Video Excerpts

Clip: Total Differentials and Chain Rule

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Chain Rule and Total Differentials (PDF)

Problems and Solutions

Problems: Chain Rule and Total Differentials (PDF)

Solutions (PDF)

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Course Info

As Taught In
Fall 2010
Learning Resource Types
Exams with Solutions
Problem Sets with Solutions
Lecture Videos
Lecture Notes