Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 3 - 3.2 - Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree - 3.2 Exercises - Page 261: 31


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Work Step by Step

The point of this exercise is to show that as you zoom out far enough, the appearances of the two graphs will be identical. Thus, as the instructions describe, plug the equations into the graphing calculator and zoom out until they look identical. From this, it will become apparent that the highest power and the exponent in front of it are the most important components of the characteristics of this quartic function.
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