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X- 2)6 is an even power, no cross. (x- 1)5 is an odd power, so cross, x4 is an even power, no cross. The leading term, -X31, dominates when x is big (say x = 100) or when x is small (say x = -100). -(100) 31 negative—right end goes to minus infinity. -(-100)31 positive—left end goes to plus infinity. Briefly, right to left, looking at the exponents only—cross, cross, no cross, cross, no cross, and the sketch looks like... Example 23— Intercept (4,0). Vertical asymptote x = 0 (y axis). No oblique or horizontal asymptote since degree of top is 5 more than the bottom.
Example 16— Vertical asymptote at x = 3. f(3 -) and f(3+) are negative. The curve near x = 3 looks like... To summarize, if the exponent is even positive in the denominator, near the vertical asymptote, both ends go to either plus infinity or minus infinity. Example 17— Asymptote x = -6. f(-6-) is negative; f(-6+) is positive. The curve is... Example 18— Exponent is 1 (odd). Asymptote x = 5. f(5-) is positive; f(5+) is negative. The curve near x = 5 is... To summarize, if the exponent is odd positive in the denominator, on one side of the asymptote the curve goes to plus infinity and on the other the curve goes to minus infinity.
To see whether this is truly a max, we find A"(50). Since A" = -4, x = 50 is a maximum. We will check only a few times. Sometimes it is too messy. Usually it just takes more time than I feel like taking. Example 2— A Texas rancher has an 800-square-mile rectangular plot of land he wishes to divide into three equal regions, as pictured below. A. Find the dimensions so that the rancher uses the least amount of fencing. B. If it costs 4 times as much per mile to fence the outside, find the dimensions to minimize the cost.
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