# Chapter 4 - An Introduction to Functions - 4-3 Patterns and Nonlinear Functions - Lesson Check - Page 249: 3

C

#### Work Step by Step

Taking the values from the fourth column of the graph, (3,−9), we see that neither A)$y=x^2$nor B) $y=−x^3$ work, but C) $y=−x^2$ does, thereby making it our answer.

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