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    y^4 - y^2 = 4x + 2xe^(-x)

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    when y = 0
    => x = 0
    e^(-x) = -2 ( not possible)

    when x = 0
    y^2 (y^2 -1) = ...

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    The minimum and maximum of a function is found using derivatives.

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