Precalculus (10th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions - 5.3 Exponential Functions - 5.3 Assess Your Understanding: 32

Answer

The function is neither linear nor exponential.

Work Step by Step

The ratio of consecutive values is not constant, hence, it is not an exponential function. The difference of consecutive values is not constant, hence it is not a linear function. Thus, the function is neither linear nor exponential.
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