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    Continuity

    Anyone know anything about continuity?

    Find for what value of c is the following function continuous at x = -1?

    x-c, if x<-1
    f(x) = {
    cx^2+2, if x > or = -1

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    Quote Originally Posted by commerce-calc View Post
    Anyone know anything about continuity?

    Find for what value of c is the following function continuous at x = -1?

    x-c, if x<-1
    f(x) = {
    cx^2+2, if x > or = -1

    You require -1 - c = c(-1)^2 + 2. Solve for c.
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    I had just done the same thing but i wasn't sure of it at all thanks a bunch for that figured it out perfectly.
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