Find the absolute and local maximum and minimum of f;

f(x) = 2 + (x + 1)2
-2x < 7
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The absolute minimum is 2 when x=-1. That’s the lowest point (vertex).

The local maximum is a limit since x has to be less than 7, so the maximum for f approaches 66, but does not attain it.

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