Stationary PointDate: 10/27/1999 at 21:53:52 From: Y. C. Lee Subject: Calculus (Stationary Point) Please help me to solve the following question: Show that the curve y = x*ln(2x-3) has no stationary point in the region for which x > 2. Date: 10/28/1999 at 03:52:23 From: Doctor Mitteldorf Subject: Re: Calculus (Stationary Point) Dear Mr. Lee, A stationary point is just a place where the derivative dy/dx = 0. If you take the derivative and set the result equal to 0, you'll have an equation that you can solve for x. Your job is to prove there are no solutions for x > 2. - Doctor Mitteldorf, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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