Thomas' Calculus 13th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0-32187-896-5
ISBN 13: 978-0-32187-896-0

Chapter 1: Functions - Section 1.1 - Functions and Their Graphs - Exercises 1.1 - Page 12: 39

Answer

As seen in the graph, it is an odd function and is symmetric about the origin. Increasing region: $(-\infty,0)$ and $(0,\infty)$

Work Step by Step

Function: $ y=-\frac{1}{x}$ As can be seen from the function and graph, it is an odd function and is symmetric about the origin. Increasing region: $(-\infty,0)$ and $(0,\infty)$ Decreasing regioin: none
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