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3psilon
 4 years ago
If a and b are in the domain of a function f and f(a) < f(b), which must be true
(a) a = 0 or b = 0
(b) a < b
(c) a>b
(d) a not equal to b
(e) a = b
I don't get how to approach this question
3psilon
 4 years ago
If a and b are in the domain of a function f and f(a) < f(b), which must be true (a) a = 0 or b = 0 (b) a < b (c) a>b (d) a not equal to b (e) a = b I don't get how to approach this question

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i would go by process of elimination

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a) is just plain silly b) and c) are false because you have no idea what \(a\) and \(b\) are e) can't be right because if they were the same number, then when you evaluated the function you would get one number

3psilon
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wow thank you ! :) I should have approached it that way

sirm3d
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(d) is the correct answer. if a is equal to be, f(a) would be the same as f(b), violating the assumption in the given that f(a) < f(b)
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