Find the maximum value and minimum value of each of the following functions. Give the least positive values of x at which they occur.

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- March 29th 2008, 04:45 AM #1

- March 29th 2008, 04:55 AM #2
Hello,

Hence the function will be minimal when the denominator will be maximal, that is to say when cos(1/2 x -45) will be minimal, ie = -1

cos(1/2 x-45)=-1=cos(pi)

-> x/2 -45=pi+2kpi

-> x=2pi+90+4kpi=(4k+2)pi + 90

So you have to find k such as x is positive and the least positive.