MTH 219 Week 5 Introductory & Intermediate Algebra for College Students, Ch. 8, Sections 8.3-8.4: Basic Functions

Congrats on getting to the final reading of the course! In Ch. 8 you finish learning about functions for this course. This chapter focuses on Composite and Inverse Functions. This reading will help you gain a larger math vocabulary. If you do not understand a term, look it up on the internet. There may be a definition on the internet that resonates with you more than the definitions in this reading. Keep up all the hard work! You are close to the finish line.

View one of the following Week 5 videos:

Patrick Just Math Tutorials: “Composition of Functions“

Khan Academy’s “Evaluating Composite Functions: Using Graphs“

Write an equation to represent f(x) and g(x). Describe a method you can use to evaluate f(g(2)). Would the answer be the same as g(f(2))? Why or why not?

Note: All Khan Academy content is available for free at

www.khanacademy.org.