Determine the absolute maximum and abs. minimum values of the function q(x)=xe^(-x^2/2), x∈[0,2]. May need a calculator to evaluate

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Evaluate the absolute maximum and minimum of `q(x)=xe^(-x^2/2)` on the interval [0,2].

The function is countinuous on the closed interval, and thus has both a maximum and a minimum. The extrema can...

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