1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Functions extreminizer

  1. Jun 17, 2010 #1
    and [tex]x_{0}[/tex] be the minimizer of [tex]f(x)[/tex].
    Is it true that
    [tex]x_{0}[/tex] is the maximizer of

    Thanks in advance for any helpful answer.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 17, 2010 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    extreminizer?? I've never seen that word before.

    It's given that x0 is the minimizer of f, which means that f(x0) <= f(x) for all x in the domain of f.

    What can you say about g(x0)? You might want to compare f(x0) and g(x0).
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook