Calculus: Early Transcendentals (2nd Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Applications of the Derivative - 4.2 What Derivatives Tell Us - 4.2 Exercises: 9

Answer

It is possible.

Work Step by Step

Take $f(x)=-x^{2}+3$ on the interval $(-2,-1)$. $f(x)\gt0$ $f'(x)=-2x\gt0$ on $(-2,-1)$ $f''(x)=-2\lt0$
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