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**simagen** wow, thank you for the explanation, although that was greek to me! is what you have shown me the actual answer or a general explanation of how max/mins work?

I thought the answer was supposed to be something like x=0 or something like that, i have no idea where you supposed to get f'(a) and u and g(x) from?

Sorry im trying to understand, iv only been presented with this sort of maths yesterday and i have my assignment in for a couple days time! dont know how they expect us to understand this...

im really stuck now! :/ could you possibly show me how you would answer the question and then i could understand things better?

regards

Kam