Graph of derivative (Function app) - Printable Version +- HP Forums (https://www.hpmuseum.org/forum) +-- Forum: HP Calculators (and very old HP Computers) (/forum-3.html) +--- Forum: HP Prime (/forum-5.html) +--- Thread: Graph of derivative (Function app) (/thread-11160.html) Graph of derivative (Function app) - ThomasA - 08-02-2018 12:11 PM Hello, why does the app not find an extremum? Here is what I entered: In symb view: F1(X)= x*(x-3)*(x+4) F2(x)= d F1(X)/d(X) (On the calc I used the template for the partial derivative) In plot view the graphs of F1 and F2 are displayed. Using the menu and Fcn I analyze the graph of F1. The app finds roots and extrema (ok). Then I put the cursor on the graph of F2 (parabola). Now the app finds the roots but not the extremum (minimum in this case) (not ok) . The roots are no problem (ok). For a test I changed F2 to F2(X) = -(X+1)^2 to mimic the parabola - this time the app is successful and finds the maximum and the roots. (ok). So - is there a problem with a function defined in terms of a derivative? Thomas (P.S. I am using the latest firmware)