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    derivative of function

    you are asked to find the maximum value of a function. Not having a complete
    understanding of the process, you decide to find the derivative of the function, set it
    equal to zero, and solve. The resulting value, your reasons, will yield the maximum
    point. Explain fully why your method is flawed.
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    Given finding f'(x)= 0 \implies x= x_0 then f(x_0) \implies \text{max}
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