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Homework Help: Maple help (min/max value problem)

  1. Dec 2, 2011 #1

    How can i find maximum and minimum values with help of Maple ? and asymptotes or inflextion points ? Im new to Maple.

    Ex lnx/x (x>0)

    How ?
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 2, 2011 #2
    There are a few ways of finding the maximum and minimum values of a function in Maple. This is one of the ways I know how to do it.

    defining the function


    Plotting the function

    >plot(f(x), x=1..10);

    differentiating the function


    finding the maximum or minimum relates to where df = 0

    >xmax := evalf(solve(df=0,x));

    Determine the maximum


    Hope this helps you. Thanks
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