```
# Rosenbrock function
rosena <- function(x, a) 100*(x[2]-x[1]^2)^2 + (a-x[1])^2 # min: (a, a^2)
fminsearch(rosena, c(-1.2, 1), a = sqrt(2))
# x = (1.414214 2.000010) , fval = 1.239435e-11
fminsearch(rosena, c(-1.2, 1), dfree=FALSE, a = sqrt(2))
# x = (1.414214 2.000000) , fval = 3.844519e-26
```

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