Calculus: Early Transcendentals (2nd Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Applications of the Derivative - 4.2 What Derivatives Tell Us - 4.2 Exercises - Page 257: 73


$x = 0$ is a critical point which yields a local maximum.

Work Step by Step

$f'(x) = −2x$, so $x = 0$ is a critical point. $f''(x) = −2$, so $f(0) = −2$ and the critical point yields a local maximum.
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