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Let $f$ be polynomial function: $\mathbb{R^n} \rightarrow \mathbb{R}$. Show that the set of critical values of $f$ is finite.

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Thanks Richard and Julian Kuelshammer! – user52523 Dec 10 '12 at 19:16
@user52523 As richard points out, this is not in general true (take a constant function). what extra conditions did you have in mind? – Alex Youcis Dec 10 '12 at 19:54
I have edited the problem. Thank in advance. – user52523 Dec 11 '12 at 13:46

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