Precalculus (6th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions - 4.1 Inverse Functions - 4.1 Exercises: 10

Answer

... does not ...

Work Step by Step

----------------- Here, for two different values from the domain, 4 and $-4,$ the corresponding function values are equal $(16)$... so f is not one-to-one, which is why it has no inverse.
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