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 2 years ago
Can someone explain to me how i would solve this problem thanks <3
"Estimate graphically the local maximum and local minimum of f(x)=((1/4)x^5)+(x^2)4x"?
 2 years ago
Can someone explain to me how i would solve this problem thanks <3 "Estimate graphically the local maximum and local minimum of f(x)=((1/4)x^5)+(x^2)4x"?

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iluvvyyhu
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oo i have a graphing calculator since the review worksheet said i needed one x.x but im not sure how to use it so ya... fail x.x

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the local maximum is when the rate of change between x and y is 0dw:1358379289305:dw

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the rate of change between x and y is found by taking the derivative

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then you can find where the maximum and minimum are by solving \[\frac{ dy }{ dx } = 0\]

iluvvyyhu
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im sorry but im still confused x.x what would i plug into that formula? ^^;

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know how to find the derivative of the formula in the question?

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1is this homework? what topic are you doing at the moment?

iluvvyyhu
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its a segment review for my exam x.x and its precalc

iluvvyyhu
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i switched schools so some of the stuff i dont know x.x

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah your going to need to put the function into your graph and just see where the maximum and minimum are, and guess

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1have a look on google for an instruction book for your calc

iluvvyyhu
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay:/ thanks though <3

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you cant use your calculator go here http://my.hrw.com/math06_07/nsmedia/tools/Graph_Calculator/graphCalc.html

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1copy this formula ((x^5)/4) + (x^2)  4x its your one but arranged in a way this calc likes it

JamesWolf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and paste it after y1 = then press graph
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