# Question #da337

Apr 12, 2016

Yes, it can.

#### Explanation:

Here is an example:

graph{1/4(x^4-4x^3+12x) [-5.03, 7.46, -3.266, 2.974]}

There is a local minimum that is also the absolute minimum.

At about $x = - 0.879$ the value of the function is about $- 1.8086$.

That is both a local and an absolute minimum.