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    Smallest Range Value

    If the domain of g(x) = 1 - 5x is -3 ≤ x ≤ 2, what is the smallest range value of g(x)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharkman View Post
    If the domain of g(x) = 1 - 5x is -3 ≤ x ≤ 2, what is the smallest range value of g(x)?
    1-5x\geq 1-5*2=-9
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    Quote Originally Posted by ynj View Post
    1-5x\geq 1-5*2=-9
    Can you please explain what you mean in words?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharkman View Post
    If the domain of g(x) = 1 - 5x is -3 ≤ x ≤ 2, what is the smallest range value of g(x)?
    It should be a straightforward business to draw the graph (a line) of y = 1 - 5x over the given domain and get the range from the y-coordinates of the endpoints. Where are you stuck?
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