Calculus, 10th Edition (Anton)

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ISBN 10: 0-47064-772-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-47064-772-1

Chapter 3 - The Derivative In Graphing And Applications - 3.1 Analysis Of Functions I: Increase, Decrease, and Concavity - Exercises Set 3.1 - Page 195: 11



Work Step by Step

If a function decreases, the derivative is zero and the next immediate value of a function will be lower. For example, $e^{-x}$ is decreasing on $[0,2]$, and $e^{0}>e^{-1}>e^{-2}$.
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