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completing the square for quad; finding inverse of function

Postby TOkt on Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:52 pm

Hello, I have my finals next week, and I just can't figure out how to do these two problems! Please help, and explain step by step how to do them.

1.)"Using the method of "Completing the Square," determine the standard form of the quadratic equation, give the formula for the axis of symmetry, identify the vertex, and 'x' and 'y' intercepts."

F(X)=-2x^2-12x+3

2.) "Find the equation for f^-1(x) for the given function of f(x). Then verify that your equation is correct by showing that f(f^-1(x))=x and f^-1(f(x))=x."

F(X)=(4/x)+9

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Re: completing the square for quad; finding inverse of funct  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby maggiemagnet on Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:24 am

TOkt wrote:Please...explain step by step how to do them.

That's what the lessons are for!

TOkt wrote:1.)"Using the method of "Completing the Square," determine the standard form of the quadratic equation, give the formula for the axis of symmetry, identify the vertex, and 'x' and 'y' intercepts."

For step by step explanations, try here.

TOkt wrote:2.) "Find the equation for f^-1(x) for the given function of f(x). Then verify that your equation is correct by showing that f(f^-1(x))=x and f^-1(f(x))=x."

For step by step explanations, try here.
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