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The direction of vector $$A$$ is radially outward from the origin, with $$\left| A \right| = K\,{r^n}$$ where $${r^2} = {x^2} + {y^2} + {z^2}$$ and $$K$$ is constant. The value of $$n$$ for which $$\nabla .A = 0\,\,$$ is

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A scalar field is given by $$f = {x^{2/3}} + {y^{2/3}},$$ where $$x$$ and $$y$$ are the Cartesian coordinates. The derivative of $$'f'$$ along the line $$y=x$$ directed away from the origin at the point $$(8, 8)$$ is

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