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Ch. 1: PRELIMINARIES 1.

4 Identifying Functions

This section summarizes briefly a number of important types of functions frequently encountered in calculus.

Ch. 1:PRELIMINARIES 1.4 Identifying Functions

Ch. 1: PRELIMINARIES 1.4 Identifying Functions

Ch. 1: PRELIMINARIES 1.4 Identifying Functions

Ch. 1: PRELIMINARIES 1.4 Identifying Functions

Ch. 1: PRELIMINARIES 1.4 Identifying Functions

Ch. 1: PRELIMINARIES 1.4 Identifying Functions

Examples of other rational functions. Graphing of these kinds of functions will be discussed in sections 2.4 & 2.5.
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Ch. 1: PRELIMINARIES 1.4 Identifying Functions

We will study the exponential and logarithmic functions in the section 7.2 & 7.3
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Example Recognizing Functions

Solution

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Increasing Versus Decreasing Functions

We give formal definitions of increasing functions and decreasing functions in section 4.3.

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Even Functions and Odd Functions: Symmetry

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Example Recognizing Even and Odd Functions

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Solution

(a) Logarithmic

(b) Algebraic (c) Exponential


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(d) trigonometric

Solution

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Solution

Solution

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Solution

The function is neither even nor odd. Solve from 1---to---30.


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Solution

The function is odd.


Solution

The function is even.