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I do not have a specific homework problem, but could someone please clarify this for me?

QUESTION: When you have an absolute maxima (or minima), how can you tell if it is ALSO a relative maxima (or minima)?

I understand how to find absolute extrema on a closed interval, and how to find critical values of a function by setting f'(x) = 0 and when f'(x) is undefined.

Thank you!

Tina

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# Homework Help: Absolute vs. Relative Maxima and Minima

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