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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts...

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James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337687805
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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts...

4th Edition
James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337687805

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Chapter 1.5, Problem 7E
To determine

To sketch: The graphs of the function y=2x,y=ex,y=5x and y=20x on the same axes and interpret how these graphs are related.

Expert Solution

Explanation of Solution

The rough graphs of the functions y=2x,y=ex,y=5x and y=20x are drawn and shown below in Figure 1.

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 1.5, Problem 7E

From Figure 1, it is observed that the graphs of the functions are increasing and passing through the common point (0, 1). Also, notice that the given functions are exponential functions.

Thus, it can be concluded that the graphs are increasing exponential functions whose base is greater than 1.

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