Calculus (3rd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464125260
ISBN 13: 978-1-46412-526-3

Chapter 1 - Precalculus Review - 1.2 Linear and Quadratic Functions - Exercises - Page 19: 56



Work Step by Step

Let $f(x)=ax+b, g(x)=cx+d$ be two linear functions. Then, if $f(0) = g(0)$, we get that $b=d$, and moreover if $f(1) = g(1)$, we get that $a+b=c+d$; that is, $a=c$. Hence, the functions $f, g$ are identical; i.e. $f=g$.
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