Precalculus: Concepts Through Functions, A Unit Circle Approach to Trigonometry (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32193-104-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32193-104-7

Chapter 4 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions - Section 4.3 Exponential Functions - 4.3 Assess Your Understanding - Page 305: 11


$(-1,\dfrac{1}{a}), (0,1), (1,a)$

Work Step by Step

We must recall the following properties: $(a) \ a^{-1}=\dfrac{1}{a} \\(b) \ a^0=1 \\ (c) \ a^{(1)}=a$ We see that the graph of any exponential function $f(x)=a^x$ will pass through the following points: $(-1,\dfrac{1}{a}), (0,1), (1,a)$
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