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lkballer24 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted May 4, 2013 at 7:31 PM via web

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What is the answer for question 3) ?

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violy | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted May 4, 2013 at 11:32 PM (Answer #1)

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Take note that f(x) = y.

So, we can write the function as:y = 3x - 7.

To take the inverse function, we will swap the x and y, and then solve for y.

`x = 3y - 7`

Isolate the term with "y" on one side. We can do this by adding 7 on both sides. 

`x + 7 = 3y`

Divide both sides by 3.

`y = (x + 7)/3`

Therefore the final answer is: f ^-1(x) = (x + 7)/3.

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