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Unformatted text preview: +∞ ln x ≤ x − 1 on (0, +∞). 41. Let m = slope at x, then m = f (x) = 3x2 − 6x + 5, dm/dx = 6x − 6; critical point for m is x = 1, minimum value of m is f (1) = 2 42. (a) −64 cos3 x + 27 sin3 x 64 cos x 27 sin x + , f (x) = 0 when = 2 2x cos sin x sin2 x cos2 x 27 sin3 x = 64 cos3 x, tan3 x = 64/27, tan x = 4/3 so the critical point is x = x0 where tan x0 = 4/3 and 0 &lt; x0 &lt; π/2. To test x0 ﬁrst rewrite f (x) as 27 cos x(tan3 x − 64/27) 27 cos3 x(tan3 x − 64/27) = ; f (x) = sin2 x cos2 x sin2 x if x &lt; x0 then tan x &lt; 4/3 and f (x) &lt; 0, if x &gt; x0 then tan x &gt; 4/3 and f (x) &gt; 0 so f (x0 ) is the minimum value. f has no maximum because lim+ f (x) = +∞. f (x) = − x→0 (b) If tan x0 = 4/3 then (see ﬁgure) sin x0 = 4/5 and cos x0 = 3/5 so f (x0 ) = 64/ sin x0 + 27/ cos x0 = 64/(4/5) + 27/(3/5) = 80 + 45 = 125 5 4 x0 3 43. √ 2x(x3 − 24x2 + 192x − 640) ; real root of x3 − 24x2 + 192x − 640 at x = 4(2 + 3 2). Since 3 (x − 8) lim+ f (x) = lim f (x) = +∞ and there is only one relative extremum, it must be a minimum. f (x) = x→+∞ x→8 44. (a) K ln(a/b) dC dC = ae−at − be−bt so = 0 at t = . This is the only stationary point and dt a−b dt a−b C (0) = 0, lim C (t) = 0, C (t) &gt; 0 for 0 &lt; t &lt; +∞, so it is an absolute maximum. x→+∞ (b) 0.7 0 10 0 Exercise Set 6.2 182 45. The slope of the line is −1, and the slope of the tangent to y = −x2 is −2x so −2x = −1, x = 1/2. The line lies above the curve so the vertical distance is given by F (x) = 2 − x + x2 ; F (−1) = 4, F (1/2) = 7/4, F (3/2) = 11/4. The point (1/2, −1/4) is closest, the point (−1, −1) farthest. 46. The slope of the line is 4/3; and the slope of the tangent to y = x3 is 3x2 so 3x2 = 4/3, x2 = 4/9, x = ±2/3. The line lies below the curve so the vertical distance is given by F (x) = x3 − 4x/3 + 1; F (−1) = 4/3, F (−2/3) = 43/27, F (2/3) = 11/27, F (1) = 2/3. The closest point is (2/3, 8/27), the farthest is (−2/3, −8/27). 47. The absolute extrema of y (t) can occur at the endpoints t = 0, 12 or when dy/dt = 2 sin t = 0, i.e. t = 0, 12, kπ , k = 1, 2, 3; the absolute maximum is y = 4 at t = π, 3π ; the absolute minimum is y = 0 at t = 0, 2π . 48. (a) The absolute extrema of y (t) can occur at the endpoints t = 0, 2π or when dy/dt = 2 cos 2t − 4 sin t cos t = 2 cos 2t − 2 sin 2t = 0, t = 0, 2π, π/8, 5π/8, 9π/8, 13π/8; the absolute maximum is y = 3.4142 at t = π/8, 9π/8; the absolute minimum is y = 0.5859 at t = 5π/8, 13π/8. (b) The absolute extrema of x(t) occur at the endpoints t = 0, 2π or when 49. 2 sin t + 1 dx =− = 0, dt (2 + sin t)2 t = 7π/6, 11π/6. The absolute maximum is x = 0.5774 at t = 11π/6 and the absolute minimum is x = −0.5774 at t = 7π/6. f (x) = 2ax + b; critical point is x = − f (x) = 2a &gt; 0 so f f b 2a =a − f 50. − − b 2a ≥ 0, b 2a − b 2a b 2a is the minimum value of f , but 2 +b − b 2a +c= −b2 + 4ac thus f (x) ≥ 0 if and only if 4a −b2 + 4ac ≥ 0, −b2 + 4ac ≥ 0, b2 − 4ac ≤ 0 4a Use the proof given in the text, replacing “maximum” by “minimum” and “largest” by “smallest” and reversing the order of all inequality symbols. EXERCISE SET 6.2 1. Let x = one number, y = the other number, and P = xy where x + y = 10. Thus y = 10 − x so P = x(10 − x) = 10x − x2 for x in [0, 10]. dP/dx = 10 − 2x, dP/dx = 0 when x = 5. If x = 0, 5, 10 then P = 0, 25, 0 so P is maximum when x = 5 and, from y = 10 − x, when y = 5. 2. Let x and y be nonnegative numbers and z the sum of their squares, then z = x2 + y 2 . But x + y = 1, y = 1 − x so z = x2 + (1 − x)2 = 2x2 − 2x + 1 for 0 ≤ x ≤ 1. dz/dx = 4x − 2, dz/dx = 0 when x = 1/2. If x = 0, 1/2, 1 then z = 1, 1/2, 1 so (a) z is as large as possible when one number is 0 and the other is 1. (b) 3. z is as small as possible when both numbers are 1/2. If y = x + 1/x for 1/2 ≤ x ≤ 3/2 then dy/dx = 1 − 1/x2 = (x2 − 1)/x2 , dy/dx = 0 when x = 1. If x = 1/2, 1, 3/2 then y = 5/2, 2, 13/6 so (a) y is as small as possible when x = 1. (b) y is as large as possible when x = 1/2. 183 4. Chapter 6 A = xy where x + 2y = 1000 so y = 500 − x/2 and A = 500x − x2 /2 for x in [0, 1000]; dA/dx = 500 − x, dA/dx = 0 when x = 500. If x = 0 or 1000 then A = 0, if x = 500 then A = 125, 000 so the area is maximum when x = 500 ft and y = 500 − 500/2 = 250 ft. Stream y x 5. 6. Let x and y be the dimensions shown in the ﬁgure and A the area, then A = xy subject to the cost condition 3(2x) + 2(2y ) = 6000, or y = 1500 − 3x/2. Thus A = x(1500 − 3x/2) = 1500x − 3x2 /2 for x in [0, 1000]. dA/dx = 1500 − 3x, dA/dx = 0 when x = 500. If x = 0 or 1000 then A = 0, if x = 500 then A = 375, 000 so the area is greatest when x = 500 ft and (from y = 1500 − 3x/2) when y = 750 ft. Heavy-duty y Standard x Let x and y be the dimensions shown in the ﬁgure and A the area of the rectangle, then A = xy and, by similar triangles, x/6 = (8...
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