Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 12 - Section 12.3 - Exponential Functions - Exercise Set - Page 863: 53


No, the function $f(x)=1.5x^2$ is not an exponential function.

Work Step by Step

Given $f(x) = 1.5x^2$ we can see that it is not of the form $f(x) = b^x$ ($x$ is not an exponent). The function $f(x)=1.5x^2$ is a quadratic function, the variable $x$ is raised to the power of 2.
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