Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Introduction to Functions - Exercise Set: 26

Answer

$g(-1)=-8$ $f(g(-1))=76$

Work Step by Step

Put x=1 for the g(x) function. $g(-1)=3(-1)-5=-8$ Then put x=-8 for the f(x) function. $f(g(-1))=f(-8)=(-8)^{2}-(-8)+4=64+8+4=76$
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