# Is #f(x)=x-e^(2x)-1/x^2# increasing or decreasing at #x=2#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 10, 2018

Decreasing...

#### Explanation:

To understand if the function is increasing or not, we need to take the differential, as this tells us our gradient, and hence if it's increasing, decreasing etc...

Using our differential rules...

At

Hence at