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Four −1 ninety seven locate the inverse functionality of five −2 −1 Inverse services ( 32 , zero) 2 three four f(x) = five 2x − three f ͑x͒ ϭ Ί2x Ϫ three Write unique functionality. y ϭ Ί2x Ϫ three exchange f ͑x͒ through y. x ϭ Ί2y Ϫ three Interchange x and y. x2 ϭ 2y Ϫ three sq. either side. 2y ϭ x2 ϩ three Isolate y. yϭ x2 ϩ three 2 f Ϫ1͑x͒ ϭ x2 ϩ three , 2 remedy for y. xՆ zero substitute y via f Ϫ1͑x͒. The graph of f Ϫ1 in determine 1. a hundred is the mirrored image of the graph of f within the line y ϭ x. be aware that the diversity of f is the period ͓0, ϱ͒, which suggests that the area of f Ϫ1 is three the period ͓0, ϱ͒.

23. 25. 26. 27. 29. 31. 33. 35. x2 ϩ y 2 ϭ four 20. 2 x ϩyϭ4 22. 2x ϩ 3y ϭ four 24. ͑x ϩ 2͒2 ϩ ͑ y Ϫ 1͒2 ϭ 25 ͑x Ϫ 2͒2 ϩ y2 ϭ four y2 ϭ x2 Ϫ 1 28. 2 Ί y ϭ sixteen Ϫ x 30. yϭ 4Ϫx 32. x ϭ 14 34. yϩ5ϭ0 36. Խ forty two. h͑t͒ ϭ t 2 Ϫ 2t (a) h͑2͒ (b) Ί forty three. f ͑ y͒ ϭ three Ϫ y (a) f ͑4͒ (b) forty four. f ͑x͒ ϭ Ίx ϩ eight ϩ 2 (a) f ͑Ϫ8͒ (b) 2 forty five. q͑x͒ ϭ 1͑͞x Ϫ nine͒ (a) q͑0͒ (b) 2 forty six. q͑t͒ ϭ ͑2t ϩ 3͒͞t2 (a) q͑2͒ (b) forty seven. f ͑x͒ ϭ x ͞x (a) f ͑2͒ (b) forty eight. f ͑x͒ ϭ x ϩ four (a) f ͑2͒ (b) Խ x2 Ϫ y2 ϭ sixteen y Ϫ 4x2 ϭ 36 2x ϩ 5y ϭ 10 x ϩ y2 ϭ four y ϭ Ίx ϩ five y ϭ4Ϫx y ϭ Ϫ75 xϪ1ϭ0 ԽԽ In workouts 37–52, assessment the functionality at every one precise price of the self sustaining variable and simplify.

Postal carrier) oblong Coordinates desk FOR eleven seventy three (a) cartoon a scatter plot of the information. (b) Approximate the 12 months during which there has been the best reduce within the variety of items of mail dealt with. (c) Why do you're thinking that the variety of items of mail dealt with reduced? seventy four. facts research: ATHLETICS The desk exhibits the numbers of men’s M and women’s W collage basketball groups for every 12 months x from 1994 via 2007. (Source: nationwide Collegiate Athletic organization) 12 months, x Men’s groups, M Women’s groups, W 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 858 868 866 865 895 926 932 937 936 967 981 983 984 982 859 864 874 879 911 940 956 958 975 1009 1008 1036 1018 1003 (a) cartoon scatter plots of those units of knowledge at the similar set of coordinate axes.

1. The ________ ________ of ________ states that if f ͑x͒ is a polynomial of measure n ͑n > 0͒, then f has no less than one 0 within the advanced quantity approach. 2. The ________ ________ ________ states that if f ͑x͒ is a polynomial of measure n ͑n > 0͒, then f has accurately n linear elements, f ͑x͒ ϭ an͑x Ϫ c1͒͑x Ϫ c2͒ . . . ͑x Ϫ cn͒, the place c1, c2, . . . , cn are advanced numbers. three. The try that provides a listing of the prospective rational zeros of a polynomial functionality is termed the ________ ________ try. four. If a ϩ bi is a fancy 0 of a polynomial with genuine coefficients, then so is its ________, a Ϫ bi.

Three 1968 212. five 1996 227. 7 1936 a hundred sixty five. 6 1972 211. three 2000 227. three 1948 173. 2 1976 221. five 2004 229. three 1952 one hundred eighty. five 1980 218. 7 2008 225. eight (a) comic strip a scatter plot of the information. enable y signify the size of the successful discus throw (in ft) and enable t ϭ 20 signify 1920. (b) Use a straightedge to caricature the best-fitting line in the course of the issues and locate an equation of the road. (c) Use the regression function of a graphing software to discover the least squares regression line that matches the information. (d) examine the linear version you present in half (b) with the linear version given via the graphing application partly (c).