f(x) = 3xe, 0 ≤ x ≤ 2^{-8x}

I don't know how to find the absolute maximum and minimum values.

Could you show an example of how to do so, step-by-step, for this question (or a similar one)?

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- Feb 24th 2014, 10:11 PMangie427absolute max/min question for function involving e
f(x) = 3

*xe*, 0 ≤ x ≤ 2^{-8x}

I don't know how to find the absolute maximum and minimum values.

Could you show an example of how to do so, step-by-step, for this question (or a similar one)? - Feb 24th 2014, 11:17 PMMINOANMANRe: absolute max/min question for function involving e
get the first derivative and set it equal to zero .search for the solution wich is 1/8

there is the max.....the other min is 0.

see the attached graph

Attachment 30247 - Feb 25th 2014, 09:22 AMJeffMRe: absolute max/min question for function involving e
- Feb 25th 2014, 09:29 AMHartlwRe: absolute max/min question for function involving e
- Feb 25th 2014, 09:28 PMangie427Re: absolute max/min question for function involving e
Ok thank you everyone for your help.