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  • one year ago

What is the maximum number of turns in the graph of this function? f(x) = x^4 - x^3 + 3x +1?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Does it have to do with the number of sign changes in the function?

  2. BAdhi
    • one year ago
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    do you know calculus?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No, not yet. I am currently learning pre-calculus.

  4. BAdhi
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1433696970380:dw|

  5. BAdhi
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    this will have only two sign changes but turns more than 2

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh ok I see now! Thanks for the help!!!

  7. BAdhi
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    |dw:1433697120588:dw| This would be more clear ;)

  8. anonymous
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    So the answer should be a maximum of 3 right?

  9. BAdhi
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    yes maximum 3 .. could be less

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok thanks for your help!

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