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Re: Finding the extreme function values.

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  • Subject: [mg109299] Re: Finding the extreme function values.
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2010 04:29:51 -0400 (EDT)
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Hi Hector,
are you trying to find the global min/max in an interval?
You could e.g. us: NMinimize and NMaximize. Here is an example:
NMaximize[{x Sin[1/x], -0.1 < x < 0.1}, x]

On 20.04.2010 11:52, Hector Lubian de Iraola wrote:
> I would like to know which is or are the best commands in
> order to find the highest and lowest function values in an interval.
> What I need are not the maximums not the minimums of the
> function within the interval but the highest and lowest values.
> In my search of the help files I couldn't find a simple way
> to do it because with maximize or minimize I don't get what I need.
> I am an inexpert user so please excuse me for that.
> Thank you,
> Hector.
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