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What is domain of arctg 1/(x^2-9)?

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ruals | Salutatorian

Posted August 2, 2013 at 3:27 PM via web

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What is domain of arctg 1/(x^2-9)?

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sciencesolve | Teacher | (Level 3) Educator Emeritus

Posted August 2, 2013 at 4:47 PM (Answer #1)

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You need to remember that the domain of the arctangent function comprises all real numbers, hence, you need to consider the following condition for the principal argument `1/(x^2 - 9)` such that:

`1/(x^2 - 9) in R => x^2 - 9 != 0 => x^2 != 9 => x_(1,2) != +-3`

Hence, evaluating the domain of the given function yields `x in R - {-3,3}.`

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