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Evaluate the function for the given value of x. If you can explain how you got the answer that would be great! :D f(x) = -6x2 - 4x - 4 , x = - 2

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  1. hartnn
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    directly put x=-2 f(-2)= -6 (-2)^2 -4(-2) -4 now (-2)^2 = (-2)(-2) =4 4(-2)=-8 so, f(-2) =-6(4)-(-8)-4 =-24+8-4 i think u can solve further

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    |dw:1348382774561:dw|

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  3. Esmy
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    so f( - 2) = -20

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  4. hartnn
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    yup.

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  5. Esmy
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    the 20 has a negative sign its not positive

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  6. hartnn
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    yes, its -20 only.

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  7. Esmy
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    Okay yeah I see I was like It can't be positive 20. :D

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  8. jwheele1
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    Do you understand?

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  9. Esmy
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    Yes I do actually thats why I was like this can't be positive 20 lol

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  10. jwheele1
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    ok, great. Just wanted to make sure before I left this area. =)

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  11. jwheele1
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    I'll leave you all with this: http://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/quadtratics

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