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Miscellaneous Functions and Equations

Miscellaneous Functions and Equations

Miscellaneous Functions and Equations

In this chapter, piecewise functions and step functions are graphed using tables of values. The inverse of a function is defined and found numerically and algebraically.

Piecewise functions are functions that are separated into different rules depending on the domain. This chapter shows how to graph such functions by using a table of values. A step function is a specific type of a piecewise function where each rule is a constant value. This is what gives them their specific look.

The chapter also discuss inverse functions and how to find them by switching the x and y variable and then solving for y. For example, to find the inverse of x squared, we change the x and y value and solve for y which produce its inverse which is the square root of x.

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