# Consider the following multivariate function: W = 5 + 3 T + � M Where M = Male T = Time of...

## Question:

Consider the following multivariate function:

W = 5 + 3 T + M

Where M = Male

T = Time of Services

Find the second partial derivative of W with respect to M

Find the second partial derivative of W with respect to T

Interpret your findings

## High Order Derivative:

The first order derivative of a function measures the change in the value of the dependent variable for a small change in the value of the independent variable. Second order derivative is the the derivative of the first order derivative.

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View this answerGiven the function form, the first and second partial derivative with respect to M is:

- {eq}\displaystyle \frac{dW}{dM} = 1 {/eq}

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