# Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Inverse Functions - Exercise Set: 83

The given function has no inverse function. (refer to the step-by-step part for the explanation and graph)

#### Work Step by Step

Use a graphing utility to graph the given function. (refer to the attached image below for the graph. A number of horizontal lines (such as $y=-1$) pass through the graph at two points. This means that the graph fails the horizontal line test, therefore the given function has no inverse function.

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