Chapter 1, Problem 4RQ

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8th Edition

James Stewart

ISBN: 9781305270343

Textbook Problem

Determine whether the statement is true or false. If it is true, explain why. If it is false, explain why or give an example that disproves the statement.

If *x*_{1} < *x*_{2}*,* and *f* is a decreasing function, then *f*(*x*_{1}) > *f*(*x*_{2}).

To determine

Whether the statement, if *f* is a decreasing function, then

Explanation

Recall the definition of decreasing function, “the function

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