## extremumA point on a curve f(x) at which
there is an instantaneous change of sign of the derivative f '(x).
If f '(x) is defined at this point it has value 0. There are two
types of extrema: maximum and minimum. At a maximum f
'(x) changes from positive to negative; at a minimum
f '(x) changes from negative to positive. Points of inflection
are not extrema. ## Related category• CALCULUS AND ANALYSIS | |||||

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