# What is a sample extrema problem?

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Feb 4, 2015

Extrema are the maximum and minimum values for a given range, and can be described as **relative** (pertaining to a local neighborhood) or **absolute** (pertaining to the whole set of possible values).

Some example problems for you to practice are:

Given the constraint

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What is the maximum value that the graph of

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How do I find the maximum and minimum values of the function

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How do you find the absolute maximum and minimum values of f on the given interval?

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