# If w = (x, y, z), where the variables x, y, and z are constrained by an equation g(x, y,

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If w = ƒ(x, y, z), where the variables x, y, and z are constrained by an equation g(x, y, z) = 0, what is the meaning of the notation (∂w/∂x)y? How can an arrow diagram help you calculate this partial derivative with constrained variables? Give examples.

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## Thomas Calculus Early Transcendentals

**ISBN:** 9780321884077

13th Edition

**Authors:** Joel R Hass, Christopher E Heil, Maurice D Weir

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**14**Section: Guide Your Review

Problem: 26

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