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jessee I need a bit of help here, I'm trying to figure out the intervals of increase and decrease, max and min points, intervals of concavity and any points of inflection for f(x)=x^3-x^2+4x-3, but I can't get through the increase and decrease intervals.
I know to find the intervals I have to find when the first derivative equals zero, but thats exactly where I'm stuck.
3x^2-2x+4=0; there's no common factor and I can't find a number for x that will make the equation equal 0.
help please?