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Given that g(3)=-3 and h(5) = 3 what is f(5) if f(x) = g( h(x) ).

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jolly1 | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 18, 2011 at 1:04 PM via web

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Given that g(3)=-3 and h(5) = 3 what is f(5) if f(x) = g( h(x) ).

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 18, 2011 at 2:11 PM (Answer #1)

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It is given that g(3)=-3 and h(5) = 3. We are required to find f(5) if f(x) = g(h(x))

f(x) = g(h(x))

f(5) = g(h(5))

but h(5) = 3

=> f(5) = g(3)\

but g(3) = -3

=> f(5) = -3

The required value of f(5) = -3

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rubeus-hagrid | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted October 19, 2011 at 1:26 AM (Answer #2)

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f(5)=g(h(5))

h(5)=3

f(5)=g(3)

g(3)=-3

f(5)=-3

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