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Homework Help: Fairly simple calc problem

  1. Jul 24, 2008 #1
    hi, i'm not good at math at all. and i'm not sure how to finish this equation. any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

    I need to find the intervals of where the function is increasing and decreasing.

    f(x)= 2x3 - 5x2 - 4x + 2
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  3. Jul 24, 2008 #2
    Well first you need to differentiate it. What do you think you should do after that?
  4. Jul 26, 2008 #3
    You need first to construct a table for that and find the roots of the equation and its differentials.
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