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Linear & Exponential Functions

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Introduction to Functions

**Mini Lecture**

Let \(f(x)=2x-1\) and \(g(x)=x^2-4\) find

a. \(f(0)\) | \(\quad\) b. \(f(1)\) | \(\quad\) c. \(f(-1)\) |

d. \(f(a)\) | \(\quad\) e. \(g(0)\) | \(\quad\) f. \(g(-2)\) |

g. \(g(3)\) | \(\quad\) h. \(g(t)\) | \(\quad\) i. \(f(a+5)\) |

j. \(f(x+h)\) | \(\quad\) k. \(g(a-1)\) | \(\quad\) l. \(g(f(x))\) |

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Slope

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Linear Regression

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Exponential Functions and Applications

You deposit \(\$500\) in an account that earns \(8\%\) compounded quarterly. Find an equation that gives the amount of money in the account after \(t\) years, the amount in the account after \(5\) years, and when it will contain \(\$1\text{,}000\).

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Algebraic Expressions

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Linear Equations in One Variable

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Evaluating Formulas

At \(1\) P.M. Jordan leaves her house and drives an average speed of \(50\) miles per hour to her sisterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s house. She arrives at \(4\) P.M.

How many hours was the drive to her sisterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s house?

How many miles from her sister does Jordan live?

**Mini Lecture**

Let \(G=H\cdot R\) and find \(G\), if

\(H=36\) hours and \(R=\$8\) per hour.

\(H=20\) hours and \(R=\$6\frac{3}{4}\) per hour.

If \(C=\dfrac{5}{9}(F-32)\), find \(C\) if

\(F=158\)

\(F=32\)

If \(A=\pi r^2\), find \(A\) if \(\pi=\dfrac{22}{7}\) and

\(r=7\) feet

\(r=\dfrac{3}{4}\) feet