# Chapter 1 - Functions - 1.2 Representing Functions - 1.2 Exercises: 59

$y = \sqrt x -1$

#### Work Step by Step

A simple function that fits the table is $y = \sqrt x -1$ because the y value is always one less than the square root of the x value.

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