Session 63: Potential Functions

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In this session you will:

  • Watch a lecture video clip and read board notes
  • Read course notes and examples
  • Watch a recitation video

Lecture Video

Video Excerpts

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» Clip: Potential Functions (00:22:00)

From Lecture 21 of 18.02 Multivariable Calculus, Fall 2007

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Reading and Examples

Potential Functions and Exact Differentials (PDF)

Recitation Video

Potentials of Gradient Fields

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Problems and Solutions

Problems: Identifying Potential Functions (PDF)

Solutions (PDF)


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