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Asked Aug 8, 2019
Evaluate the piecewise function at the given values of the independent variable.
2x+5
if x <0
f(x)
3x+6
if x2 0
(a) f(-3)
(c) f(3)
(b) f(0)
(a) f-3)
(b) f(0)-
(c) f3)-
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Evaluate the piecewise function at the given values of the independent variable. 2x+5 if x <0 f(x) 3x+6 if x2 0 (a) f(-3) (c) f(3) (b) f(0) (a) f-3) (b) f(0)- (c) f3)- Enter your answer in each of the answer boxes Take a Test CHRIS... Quizzes & Tests In...

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Step 1

Since -3 is less than 0, so we have to use the first part of the function where f(x)= 2x+5 if x<0. 

Answer(a): f(-3)=-1

f (x)-2x+5
f(-3) 2(-3)+5
f(-3)=-6+5
f (-3)=-
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f (x)-2x+5 f(-3) 2(-3)+5 f(-3)=-6+5 f (-3)=-

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Step 2

Since the second part of the function has x>=0 , so we have to u...

f (x) 3x+6
f(0)-3(0)+6
(0)=6
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f (x) 3x+6 f(0)-3(0)+6 (0)=6

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