Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - The Derivative - 3.2 Continuity - 3.2 Exercises - Page 147: 8


$a=\frac{-1}{2}$ or $a=-2$

Work Step by Step

This rational function is discontinuous wherever the denominator is zero. This exponential function is continuous when $q(x)=0 =>(2a + 1)(3a + 6)=0 => a=\frac{-1}{2}$ or $a=-2$
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