Precalculus (6th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions - 4.1 Inverse Functions - 4.1 Exercises - Page 417: 53


The given function has no inverse function because it is not a one-to-one function.

Work Step by Step

The first coordinates $1$ and $4$ are both paired with the second coordinate $-3$. This means that the given function is not one-to-one. Thus, the given function has no inverse function.
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