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Here is this week’s problem:
For all non-negative integers x and n such that 0 â‰¤ x â‰¤ n, the function fn(x) is defined by the equation fn(x) = xn“x. The smallest value of n for which the maximum of fn(x) occurs when x = 4 is
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