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    Question local mnm value of function

    pls help:
    find the local minimum value of the function f(x)=3+lxl, x is in R
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    What did you see when you graphed this function?
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    this may help, see the graph as suggested . . . . just DOUBLE CLICK the picture, it will enlarge
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    sir,
    i am plus two. i have to calculate the local minima without making graph.
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    Quote Originally Posted by anilpadavil View Post
    sir,
    i am plus two. i have to calculate the local minima without making graph.
    Says who? If that's the case, then perhaps you should say how you are allowed to solve it. We're not mind readers.

    Drawing a graph is not difficult and is the recommended way for solving the problem.
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    I am +65. What's age go to do with it?

    Okay, without a graph, what is the minimum value of |x|?
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    Smile thanks

    thanks for helping me
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