Find a and b so that the given piecewise function is continuous

f(x)={14, x<-3

{ax^{2}+b, -3__<__x__<__2

{18-x, x>2

Re: Find a and b so that the given piecewise function is continuous

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**hplitz** f(x)={14, x<-3

{ax^{2}+b, -3__<__x__<__2

{18-x, x>2

Solve for so that .

Re: Find a and b so that the given piecewise function is continuous

I got the answer a=-2/5 and b=88/5

Does that seem right?

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**hplitz** I got the answer a=-2/5 and b=88/5

Does that seem right?

Yes it does. At least a is correct.