# Method to find critical points, stationary points of a function

Find critical numbers, inflection points, absolute max and absolute min values for the following functions:

(a) f(x) = sqrt(x^2-8x+32) * (x-4)

(b) f(x) = x*sqrt(x^2+4)

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First the given function is differentiated to find the critical ...

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This solution discusses a method to find the critical points, points of maximum, minimum for a given function.

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