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what is a rule for a nonlinear function such that y is negative when x=1, positive when x=2, negative x=3, negative when x=4, and so on.
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Safari321 Group Title
what is a rule for a nonlinear function such that y is negative when x=1, positive when x=2, negative x=3, negative when x=4, and so on.
 one year ago
 one year ago

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a negative value is positive of all even exponents and negative for all odd exponents therefore y = \[(1)^x\]
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Safari321 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont get but oh well
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abb0t Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
what that is basically saying is that when you plug in x = 1 for x, you get a negative number, which is true. 1 raised to the 1 is still just negative one. but if you square it, 1 becomes positive. (1)(1) = 1. Similarly, with x cubed. (1)(1) = 1 (1) = 1. So you get a negative number again.
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okay thanks:)
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