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Suppose that $z$ is a linear function of $x$ and $y$ with slope $2$ in the $x$-direction and slope $3$ in the $y$-direction.

**(a)** A change of $0.5$ in $x$ and $-0.2$ in $y$ produces what change in $z?$

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We simply multiply the slopes by given change:

$\begin{aligned} 2\cdot0.5+3\cdot(-0.2)=0.4 \end{aligned}$

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