# Does #f(x)=2x^2-8x+5# have a maximum or a minimum? If so, what is it?

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Dec 6, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

A parabola with expressed in the form:

has a maximum if

or a minimum if

The minimum will occur when the tangent slope is

or expressed in another way, when the derivative of

and

when