Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Basics of Functions and Their Graphs - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 12

Answer

false

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (i) A function is a relation where every first coordinate $(x)$ is paired with exactly one second coordinate $(y)$. (ii) The y-intercept of a function is the point on the graph where $x=0$. The coordinates of the y-intercept is $(0, y)$., A function cannot have two y-intercepts because it would mean that the x-coordinate $0$ is paired with two different y-coordinates. Therefore, the given statement is false.
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