Hi, sorry to post another question about curve sketching (this is my last one) but I am having difficulties with the following function:
f(x) = cosx - sinx
If someone could provide a sketch of what this function looks like that would be great, that way I have something to work towards. I've done all the calculus work but I'm having a real hard time making sense of it.
I have:
- the y-int: y=1
Mr F says: Correct
- the zeros: x=(pi)/4 and 5(pi)/4
Mr F says: Partly correct .... You can obviously add multiples of to each of these to get more zeros.
- niether odd or even
Mr F says: Correct
- no asymptotes
Mr F says: Correct
- increasing everywhere (I'm really not sure if that is right)
- no local max/min
Mr F says: Wrong. How did you arrive at this conclusion? has an infinite number of solutions .......
- concave down everywhere (I'm also not sure if that is right)
Mr F says: It's not.
- no inflection points
Mr F says: Wrong. How did you arrive at this conclusion?
I've had no luck graphing this so I'm sure I've made a big mistake somewhere. Any help at all would be great!
Thanks.