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8-87.
  1. Let g(x) = where f is shown at right. Homework Help ✎

    1. Find g(2) and g(4).

    2. Is g(−2) = ?

    3. Express in terms of g.

    4. Is g differentiable over the interval −2 < x < 6 ? Explain.

    5. Find all values of x on the interval −2 < x < 6 where g has a relative maximum.

    6. Find the line tangent to g at x = 4.

    7. Find all values of x on the interval −2 < x < 6 where g has a point of inflection.

Consider the symmetry of the f(t) between t = −2 and t = 2.

What is k? What is a?

Points of NON-differentiablity include cusps, endpoints, jumps, holes and vertical tangents.

Recall that a local maximum exists where the derivative changes from positive to negative. This could happen where f '(x) = 0 or where f '(x) = DNE.

Notice that g'(x) = f(x); after all, the derivative of an integral is the original function.

What is the slope of g(x) at x = 4 (see second hint in part (e))? What is the y-value?

Concavity is the slope of the slope. So inflection points are where the slope of the slope changes.