Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 1 - Mid-Chapter Check Point: 17

Answer

The relative maximum of $f$ is $4$.

Work Step by Step

The relative maximum is a value of $y$ where all the nearby points have smaller or lower $y$-values. Note that the point $(-2, 4)$ is the highest point on the graph. Thus, the function $f$ has a relative maximum of $4$ at $x=-2$.
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