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6  Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Chapter Contents

6.1    Exponential Functions

6.2    Logarithmic Functions

6.3    Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

6.4    Exponential and Logarithmic Models

6.5    Image The Hyperbolic Functions Chapter 6 Review Exercises

6.1  Exponential Functions

INTRODUCTION In the preceding chapters we considered functions such as f(x) = x2, that is, a function with a variable base x and constant power or exponent 2. We now examine functions having a constant base b and a variable exponent x.

DEFINITION 6.1.1 Exponential ...

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