Section 2.6 A Library of Functions

Before Starting this Section, Review

  1. 1 Equation of a line (Section 2.3 )

  2. 2 Absolute value (Section P.1 , page 10)

  3. 3 Graph of an equation (Section 2.2 , page 186)

  4. 4 Rational exponents (Section P.6 , page 68)

Objectives

  1. 1 Relate linear functions to linear equations.

  2. 2 Graph square root and cube root functions.

  3. 3 Evaluate and graph piecewise functions.

  4. 4 Graph additional basic functions.

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