Precalculus (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Linear and Quadratic Functions - 3.1 Properties of Linear Functions and Linear Models - 3.1 Assess Your Understanding - Page 129: 58

Answer

$B=6$

Work Step by Step

We plug in $x=5$ to $f(x)$ to get $f(5)=\frac{2\cdot5+B}{5-3}=8\\\frac{10+B}{2}=8\\10+B=2\cdot8\\B=16-10=6$
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