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# Ch.

1: PRELIMINARIES

## Functions and Their Graphs

Functions are the major objects we deal with in calculus because they are key to describing the real world in mathematical terms. Functions; Domain and Range

Definition of Functions
A function relates each element of a set with exactly one element of another set.
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The set D of all possible input values is called the domain of the function. The set of all values of (x) as x varies throughout D is called the range of the function. Example Identifying Domain and Range

## Ch. 1: PRELIMINARIES PRELMINARIES

1.1 Real 1.3 Functions numbers andand Their the Graphs real line

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## Identifying Domain and Range

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## Graphs of Functions Example Sketching a Graph

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## Evaluating a Function from Its Graph

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## The vertical Line Test

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## The vertical Line Test

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## 1.3 Functions and Their Graphs

Piecewise-Defined Functions

An example is Absolute Value Function. Example Graphing Piecewise-Defined Functions This function depends on the position of x.

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## Example Writing Formulas for Piecewise-Defined Functions

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## 1.3 Functions and Their Graphs

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## 1.3 Functions and Their Graphs

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