Precalculus (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions - 5.3 Exponential Functions - 5.3 Assess Your Understanding: 10

Answer

$(-1,\frac{1}{a}) \\(0,1) \\(1,a)$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (1) $a^{-1}=\frac{1}{a}$ (2) $a^0=1$ (3) $a^1=a$ Thus, the graph of any exponential function $f(x)=a^x$ will pass through the the following points: $(-1,\frac{1}{a}), (0,1), \text{ and }(1,a)$
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