Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 4 - Section 4.1 - Exponential Functions - 4.1 Exercises: 1

Answer

The function $f(x) = 5^x$ is an exponential function with base $5$; $f(-2) = \frac{1}{25}$, $f(0) = 1$, $f(2) = 25$, and $f(6) = 15,625$

Work Step by Step

The base is the number being raised to a power, in this case 5. For each function, substitute the value in parenthesis into the x in the equation
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