Precalculus (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32197-907-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-907-0

Chapter 5 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions - 5.3 Exponential Functions - 5.3 Assess Your Understanding - Page 280: 7



Work Step by Step

Expand and simplify the expression o obtain: \begin{align*}\require{cancel} \frac{f(x+1)}{f(x)}&=\frac{Ca^{x+1}}{Ca^x}\\&=\frac{Ca^{x}\cdot a}{Ca^x}\\&=\frac{\cancel{Ca^{x}}\cdot a}{\cancel{Ca^x}}\\&=a \end{align*}
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.