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anonymous
 5 years ago
At what value of X does the minimum or maximum occur for the function. F(x)= 2 (x+2)^2+8
A.) Minimum occurs at x=8
B.)Maximum occurs at X=2
C.)Maximum occurs at x=8
D.) Minimum occurs at x=2
anonymous
 5 years ago
At what value of X does the minimum or maximum occur for the function. F(x)= 2 (x+2)^2+8 A.) Minimum occurs at x=8 B.)Maximum occurs at X=2 C.)Maximum occurs at x=8 D.) Minimum occurs at x=2

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For this, we need to calculate the derivative: f(x)=2(x+2)² + 8 f'(x)=4x + 8 To determine where the minimum or maximum is, we solve f'(x)=0 4x+8=0 4x=8 x=2 Now, does f(x) have a maximum or a minimum?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0f(x)=2(x+2)² +8 = 2(x²+4x+4)+8=2x²+8x+16 Now, a=2, so f(x) has a minimum. Look: y=x² has a minimum, and a=1, which is positive.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh okay so it's minimum... duhhh and that would make it D

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's my duty as mathematician.
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