College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 2, Functions - Chapter 2 Review - Exercises: 40

Answer

Yes.

Work Step by Step

We are given: $3x-\sqrt{y}=8$ We solve for $y$: $\sqrt{y}=3x-8$ $ y=(3x-8)^{2}$ This is essentially a transformed parabola. Thus the equation does define $y$ as a function of $x$.
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