Hi. Im stuck on this problem:

Consider the function:

if

Discuss the applicability ofNewton-Raphsonandgolden section search: will they successfully approximate the minimum in to within a pre-specified tolerance?

I am thinking no? because there are no such minimium for the graph, since it is totally unbounded. Am I on the right track? How can I explain this in terms of those methods mentioned in the question?

Thanks.