## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

We are given that $g(x)=-x^{2}+4x+1$. In order to evaluate the function at x=1.5, we can plug in 1.5 to the function and evaluate directly. $g(1.5)=-x^{2}+4x+1=-(1.5)^{2}+4(1.5)+1=-(2.25)+6+1=-2.25+6+1=4.75$