College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 5 - Cumulative Review: 7

Answer

The given relation does not represent a function because the first coordinate $3$ is paired with two different second coordinates.

Work Step by Step

RECALL: A function is a relation whose every first coordinate (x) is paired with only one second coordinate (y). Note that in the given relation, the first coordinate $3$ is paired with two different second coordinates ($6$ and $8$). Thus, the given relation does not represent a function.
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