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Help with visual abs max
Posted:
May 1, 1998 7:20 PM


Could someone help with the following problem:
dy/dx=(x^32x)cosx with domain [0,2]
find the xcoordinate for any absolute maximum of y.
Can I visually determine (looking at a graph of dy/dx) the abscissa of abs max of y ?
So far I think I can justify the existence of a rel max at x=0 and x=pi/2 with rel mins at x=sqrt 2 and x=2.
TIA
Michael Mullen Westwood High School Austin, TX
Michael S. Mullen Westwood High School Austin, Texas



