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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
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ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 2.5, Problem 75E
To determine

To state : whether the function f(x)=x4 is even, odd or neither.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 75E

The function f(x)=x4 is even.

Explanation of Solution

Given information :

The function is f(x)=x4

The function f is even if f(x)=f(x) for all x in the domain of f .

The function f is odd if f(x)=f(x) for all x in the domain of f .

  f(x)=x4f(x)=(x)4f(x)=x4f(x)=f(x)

Therefore, f(x)=x4 is an even function.

Hence, the graph of f(x)=x4 is symmetric about the y -axis,

  Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus - 6th Edition, Chapter 2.5, Problem 75E

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