anonymous
  • anonymous
Based on the graph below, what is the solution of the equation f(x) = g(x)? graph of function f of x equals negative x plus 0.5 and graph of function g of x equals x squared plus 3 multiplied by x minus 4 x = −4 and x = 1 x = −5 and x = 0.9 x = −4 and x = 0.5 x = −5 and x = −0.5
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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triciaal
  • triciaal
solution is when f(x) = g(x) set the functions equal and solve for x
triciaal
  • triciaal
you have the graph just look where they cross and read off the x- values

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anonymous
  • anonymous
ok but it crosses 2 times so I choose both times it crosses?
triciaal
  • triciaal
yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
I think its D or B
triciaal
  • triciaal
in addition to that look at the options
anonymous
  • anonymous
I am going for D tho....
triciaal
  • triciaal
look at the graph where do the lines cross
anonymous
  • anonymous
-5 and a little before 1 so that is why anything would be 0.5 or 0.9
triciaal
  • triciaal
read the x-axis
triciaal
  • triciaal
a little before +1
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yes a little befroe +1
anonymous
  • anonymous
*before
triciaal
  • triciaal
so what is the correct solution
anonymous
  • anonymous
x = −5 and x = −0.5?
triciaal
  • triciaal
stop playing
anonymous
  • anonymous
I am not playing ._.
triciaal
  • triciaal
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Ok and I see what you mean BUT there is a flaw, none of the Answers have a negative and Obviously the first line crosses on -5 and the second one is a little before +1 but there is nothing but 0 before one and after Zero everything is Negative thus there CANNOT be a Negative product from both sides since the answer choices say so.... kind of... anyway It must be D or B I am being completely and utterly realistic here I am not playing I am simply Stating what I see from the picture ._.
anonymous
  • anonymous
@triciaal
triciaal
  • triciaal
i only see -5 and 0.9 choice B
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ok... Thanks for your help
anonymous
  • anonymous
I kind of see that too but I saw the line a bit closer to one and that lead me to think it was 0.5 and not 0.9 :/
triciaal
  • triciaal
what do you mean none of the answers have a negative they all start with -4 and -5
anonymous
  • anonymous
That was me miss placing what I meant of course they start with Negatives but none on the other side did they where all 0.5 or 0.9
triciaal
  • triciaal
look again at the regular number line review positive and negative
triciaal
  • triciaal
so you look at the point and see it is almost 1 so closer to 1 therefore 0.9
triciaal
  • triciaal
sometimes you have to go back to basics
anonymous
  • anonymous
Alright I looked at it backwards then now I understand what you mean ._.
triciaal
  • triciaal
ok don't overthink the problems you are welcome

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