Asked Mar 5, 2019

Find the inflection points of f(x) = x4 + x3 − 3x2 + 2.


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Step 1

To analyze the given curve y=f(x) for inflection points (if any)

Step 2

An inflection point for a curve defined by the function y=f(x) is a point where the concavity of the function changes (from upward to downward or the other way)

Step 3

A necessary condition for an inflection point is that the second derivative vanishes at th...


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