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# Prove that the function xne?x reaches its maximum value at ## Problem 11P Chapter B

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Problem 11P

Prove that the function xne−x reaches its maximum value at x = n.

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We have to prove that xne-x reaches maximum value at x=n.

To prove that we use the maxima of the function

Let f(x)= xne-x

The function f(x) reaches maximum value when the derivative of the function becomes zero.  Taking...

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