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For the function f(x)= x-2ln(x), 1/2 is less than or equal to x which is less than or equal to 8. What is the absolute maximum value and at what x does it occur at? What is the absolute minimum value and at what x does it occur at?

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For the function f(x)= x-2ln(x), 1/2 is less than or equal to x which is less than or equal to 8. 

What is the absolute maximum value and at what x does it occur at? 

What is the absolute minimum value and at what x does it occur at? 

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Step 1

Given:

The function f(x) = x - 2 ln(x), the interval is 

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Step 2

Compute the absolute extrema as follows.

Differentiate  the given f(x) with respect to x.

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Step 3

So, the critical poin...

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