Curve Sketching

Find out where the following function is increasing; decreasing.  Find the maximum and minimum a values if there are any.  Sketch the curve representing the function.

    \[y=x^{3}+3x-2\]

Source: March, H.W., and Wolff, H.C. (1917). Calculus. New York: McGraw-Hill. (Exercises, Question 4, p. 62)

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Dr. Lee teaches at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He founded The Mathematics Digital Library in 2013.

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