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4th Edition

James Stewart

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337687805

Chapter 1.5, Problem 22E

To determine

**To find:** The exponential function which is of the form

Expert Solution

The equation of the graph is

It is given that the equation of the given graph is of the form

Here, the graph represents a curve which passes through the points (−1, 3) and

Substitute these points in

Substitute equation (1) in equation (2) and obtain the value of *b* as follows.

Ignore the negative value of b as it cannot take the negative values.

Thus, the value of

Substitute
*C*.

Therefore, the value of *C* = 2.

Substitute the value of b and C in

Therefore, the equation of the exponential function which passes through the points (−1,3) and