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anonymous
 one year ago
Graphing piecewise functions
anonymous
 one year ago
Graphing piecewise functions

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freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well if you do come back I will give you an example to think about: Say we want to graph this: dw:1437756732664:dw

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so for every x less than 1 (not including) we will have the output is 5 I will draw that one little piece right now:dw:1437756859605:dw

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now we draw the piece between 1 and 4 which is a parabola the x^2 at x=1 we have (1)^2=1 at x=4 we have (4)^2=16 except we will draw open circles at these numbers to show we aren't really going to include them dw:1437756947414:dw not the best looking parabola but I think you get the idea

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we have a line y=x+1 well at x=4 we have y=4+1=3 again we will draw an open circle since we do not have 4 is included we know 4 isn't include because of the lack of equal sign in x>4 so anyways at x=5 we have y=5+1=4 so plotting these two points and connecting the dots extending the line in the direction to the right forever and ever since we do have y=x+1 for x>4 dw:1437757132030:dw the final graph should look like this for dw:1437757195558:dw
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