f(x) = e^-x^2

f'(x) = e^-x^2 + (-2x)

f'(x) = -2xe^-x^2

f"(x) = -2x3^-x^2 +e^-x^2 + (-2x)

f"(x) =-4x(2e^-x^2)

how do you solve these types (e^-x^2) of problems to find the inflection point and concavity?

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- Jun 3rd 2007, 08:11 AMconfusedagainexponential differentiation
f(x) = e^-x^2

f'(x) = e^-x^2 + (-2x)

f'(x) = -2xe^-x^2

f"(x) = -2x3^-x^2 +e^-x^2 + (-2x)

f"(x) =-4x(2e^-x^2)

how do you solve these types (e^-x^2) of problems to find the inflection point and concavity? - Jun 3rd 2007, 08:42 AMearboth
- Jun 3rd 2007, 09:46 AMcurvaturethe curv
the figure show the inflection points

- Jun 3rd 2007, 10:19 AMJhevon