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Local Maximum/Minimum summary help

  1. Nov 8, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    why am i getting this wrong? i am pretty sure about everything and nothing else seems to fit in there..
    maybe the last one? but it says decreasing so it must be local min
     
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  3. Nov 8, 2009 #2

    jgens

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    Re-examine the last question and the criteria for maximum and minimum values. Since [itex]g'(x)[/itex] is decreasing, that means that [itex]g''(x) < 0[/itex] which tells you?
     
  4. Nov 8, 2009 #3
    oh it has a local max.. i didnt see that in the textbook :x tnx buddy
     
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