- (a)
- Write down the second degree Taylor polynomial for centered at .
- (b)
- Is the point a local min, a local max, a saddle, or none of these?

We describe mysterious functions

**Work in groups of 3–4, writing your answers on a separate sheet of
paper.**

Consider the differentiable function where:

Consider the differentiable function where:

- (a)
- Write down the second degree Taylor polynomial for centered at .
- (b)
- Is the point a local min, a local max, a saddle, or none of these?

Consider the differentiable function where:

- (a)
- Write down the second degree Taylor polynomial for centered at .
- (b)
- Is the point a local min, a local max, a saddle, or none of these?