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Tricks of the Trade
Edited by Paul Abbott

Nondecreasing Function

Consider determining real coefficients and such that is nondecreasing for .

In Version 5.1, applying Resolve to the requirement yields the answer.

The derivative is clearly nonnegative for .

A plot gives visual confirmation that the function is nondecreasing.



     
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