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What value of x will give the maximum value for -x^2- 6x + 12?

 Dec 27, 2018
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-1x^2 - 6x + 12

 

The max value will occur when x =   - (-6)/ [ 2 * -1] =  6 / -2  = - 3

 

 

cool cool cool

 Dec 27, 2018
edited by CPhill  Dec 27, 2018
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What value of x will give the maximum value for -x^2- 6x + 12?

-2 is not correct

ma931  Dec 27, 2018
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Yes, as Chris said, but miscalc'd     -b/2a =  -  -6/(2*-1) = -3

 Dec 27, 2018
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THX, EP.....corrected!!!

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Dec 27, 2018
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ur mum lol

 Dec 27, 2018

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