Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Introduction to Functions - Exercise Set - Page 142: 85


They are not.

Work Step by Step

We see that the function f is a linear function, while g is a quadratic function. Based on this, we know that as x increases, the rate at which g increases will become larger and larger, while the rate at which f increases will remain the same. The fact that g increases faster is backed up by an analysis of the previous answers.
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