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    identify all intercept and reasonable estimates of local maxima, and minima. identify the multiplicity of the factors
    1) F(X)=(2X^2+2X-4)(X^2-6X+9)

    2) F(X)=X^2(X+2)^2(X-5)
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    Quote Originally Posted by mamilah View Post

    identify all intercept and reasonable estimates of local maxima, and minima. identify the multiplicity of the factors
    1) F(X)=(2X^2+2X-4)(X^2-6X+9)
    Which part exactly do you not understand?

    Does the following provide any help?

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F(X)=(2X^2+2X-4)(X^2-6X+9) = 2(X^2+X-2)(X^2-6X+9)= 2(X+2)(X-1)(X-3)^2<br />
    Last edited by pickslides; January 20th 2010 at 08:39 PM. Reason: bad latex
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    the local maxima and minima
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    Those are places where the derivative is 0. And you can use the product rule on the factor form pickslides gave you.
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