`f(x) = (x^2) - x - ln(x)` (a) Find the intervals on which `f` is increasing or decreasing. (b) Find the local maximum and minimum values of `f`. (c) Find the intervals of concavity and the...

`f(x) = (x^2) - x - ln(x)` (a) Find the intervals on which `f` is increasing or decreasing. (b) Find the local maximum and minimum values of `f`. (c) Find the intervals of concavity and the inflection points.

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The function is defined for x>0 and is infinitely differentiable.

`f'(x) = 2x - 1 - 1/x.`

f'(x) = 0 is...

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WHAT ABOUT THE the interval on which f is concave down.