Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.3 - Exponential Functions - Exercise Set: 61

Answer

No

Work Step by Step

We are given the function $f(x)=1.5x^{2}$. In general, exponential functions are written in the form $f(x)=b^{x}$ (where $b\gt0$, $b\ne1$, and $x$ is a real number). In other words, exponential functions consist of a constant that is raised to the power of a variable. Therefore, the given function is not an exponential function, because it consists of a variable raised to the power of a constant.
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