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7-77.

After analyzing a function , Edwin knew that

*and*

*. He therefore concluded that*

*has an absolute maximum at*

*. Edwina, his girlfriend, is not so sure. Explain why Edwina is unwilling to accept Edwin's conclusion.*

Think about the definition of an absolute maximum, and the difference between that and a relative maximum.