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How would you find the maximum value of an object?

Differentiate the initial equation
Make it equal to zero to find out x
Sub x back into the initial equation


How would you prove your value in the maximum value?

Find the second derivative
Sub you value for x into the second derivative
If your answer is a negative, your previous value is the maximum