Consider the function f(x)=x^2-2ax-3x+a^2+3a, a-1 ≤ x ≤ a+3, a>0
The absolute maximum value is __________
and this occurs at equals _________
The absolute minimum value is _____________
and this occurs at equals ____________
Consider the function f(x)=x^2-2ax-3x+a^2+3a, a-1 ≤ x ≤ a+3, a>0
The absolute maximum value is __________
and this occurs at equals _________
The absolute minimum value is _____________
and this occurs at equals ____________
...then ...find the zeros... ....it is undefined nowhere...and the original funtion is defined everywhere...off to the second derivative test.. ...so it is always positive so ... is a relative min...now we just need to check the endpoints.. ... ...and ...and even though its a relative min the max occurs at and the min at