# To graph the function using graphing device.

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 2.3, Problem 26E

a.

To determine

## To graph the function using graphing device.

Expert Solution

### Explanation of Solution

Given information : Use graphing device to graph the function f(x)=x416x2 .

Graph : Sketch the graph using graphing utility.

Step 1: Press WINDOW button to access the Window editor.

Step 2: Press Y= button.

Step 3: Enter the expression x416x2 which is required to graph.

Step 4: Press GRAPH button to graph the function and adjust the windows according to the graph.

The graph is obtained as:

Interpretation :

From the above graph, it can be observed that the domain of f is and the range is [64,) .

b.

To determine

Expert Solution

## Answer to Problem 26E

The function f is decreasing on (,2.83] and [0,2.83] and increasing on [2.83,0] and [2.83,) .

### Explanation of Solution

Given information :

The function is f(x)=x416x2 .

The graph of the function is obtained as:

Using TRACE feature on the calculator, the lowest value is f(2.83)=64 and f(2.83)=64 and the highest value is f(0)=0 .

From the above graph, it can be observed that the function f is decreasing on (,2.83] and [0,2.83] and increasing on [2.83,0] and [2.83,) .

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