Calculus 10th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1-28505-709-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-709-5

Chapter 5 - Logarithmic, Exponential, and Other Transcendental Functions - 5.5 Exercises - Page 362: 17



Work Step by Step

The graph of $3^x-1$ is just the graph of $3^x$ shifted vertically down by one unit which is (b). Let's find out the crucial limits to get some more insight. $\lim\limits_{x \to -\infty}3^{x}-1 = -1$ $\lim\limits_{x \to \infty}3^{x}-1=\infty$ both of which are same as that of the graph in (b)
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