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    determine a,b,c

    find values of a,b,c and d such that g(x)=ax^3+bx^2+cx+d has a local maximum at (2,4) and a local minimum at (0,0)
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    Well you know g(2)=4 and g(0)=0 \implies d = 0

    you can also use g'(2)=g'(0)=0

    So next step for you is to find the derivative.
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