(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of f(x) = (x - 1)^2/3 on [0,2]. Give reasons for your answer

2. Relevant equations

None

3. The attempt at a solution

I first differentiated the function and got. [tex]\frac{2}{3}[/tex]x(x - 1)[tex]^{\frac{-1}{3}}[/tex]

that is to the power of -1/3, not multiplied by.

Then I set that equal to 0, and solved for x, this is where I think I got something going wrong. I got x = 0 as the critical point. If I set it equal to 2, then I get either x = 0 or x = -54, which is of course wrong.

What should I do

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# Homework Help: Absolute max and absolute min problem

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