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Unformatted text preview: ln x . 3. A general cubic function has the form f ( x ) = ax 3 + bx 2 + cx + d where a,b,c, and d are constants. (a) Give examples that demonstrate such functions can have 0, 1, or 2 critical points. (b) Show that no cubic function can have more than 2 critical points. (c) How many local extreme values (maxima and/or minima) can a cubic function have? 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course MATH 2250 taught by Professor Chestkofsky during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
 Fall '08
 CHESTKOFSKY
 Calculus, Addition

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