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what is the reason that the minima and maxima of ( e

^{x2}-1 )^{1/2}and ( e^{x2}-1 ) are the same ??- Thread starter phymatter
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what is the reason that the minima and maxima of ( e^{x2} -1 )^{1/2} and ( e^{x2} -1 ) are the same ??

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How do you find the max and min of a function?

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this has nothing to do with calculus …

if g is a monotone increasing function, then the maxima and minima (and the local maxima and minima) of g(f(x)) and f(x) will be the same …

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thanks tiny-tim!! :)

this has nothing to do with calculus …

if g is a monotone increasing function, then the maxima and minima (and the local maxima and minima) of g(f(x)) and f(x) will be the same …

now prove it!

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