Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Exponential Functions - Exercise Set - Page 451: 80


Writing $\sqrt{2}$ in exponential form, $2^{1/2}$, we can use the graph of $ f(x)=2^{x}$, by reading the y-coordinate of the point on the graph $(\displaystyle \frac{1}{2},y)$. In this way, we get an approximation for $ y=2^{1/2}$=$\sqrt{2}$.

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