1.4 Defining New Functions from Old
By the end of your studying, you should know:
On-screen applet instructions: "Enter a function" means "type the function followed by the Enter key." Use the pull-down menu to see examples of how to indicate operands such as "*" for multiplication, "/" for division, etc.
ExamplesConsider the functions
and determine the domains of fog and gof.
New Functions from Old
New Functions from Old Game
Arithmetical Operations on Functions
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ExercisesSee Exercises for 1.4 Defining New Functions from Old (PDF).
Work online to solve the exercises for this section, or for any other section of the textbook.
Resources on the WebInformation on Newton
Biographical data from St. Andrew's University's Web site
Excerpt from W.W. Rouse Ball's "A Short Account of the History of Mathematics"
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