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raytiller1
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Using complete sentences, explain how to graph the following piecewise function:
y = –x2 if x < 1
y = x if x 1
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raytiller1 Group Title
Using complete sentences, explain how to graph the following piecewise function: y = –x2 if x < 1 y = x if x 1
 one year ago
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j814wong Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A piecewise function is like a normal function except that the x value is limited. In this case, y=x^2 is limited to x values of x<1 meaning when you plot it on a graph, you only show teh values of x that are less then 1.
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j814wong Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For y = x if x 1, do you mean y = x if x>1 ?
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ghazi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it's piece wise function because when x=1 y varies linearly that is y=x but as becomes <1y varies with the negative square of x which clearly shows it has two different part of a single function that varies partly
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raytiller1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes y= x if x grater than 1
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@j814wong @ghazi
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ghazi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well for X>1 , condition has not been mentioned over here...so you need not to worry in that part of function where y= something for x>1 what is that something, it may be varying exponentially, linearly or may be a cubic variation
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