Can you have a piecewise function defined like:

f(x)=

x+3 if x<=3

2x if x>=3

Or do you need to eliminate the equal from one of those?

Plugging in 3 gives 6 in either equations, and so, do you just arbitrarily pick one for if x=3?

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- Sep 15th 2011, 11:42 AMtwittytwitterPiecewise Functions...Is this proper?
Can you have a piecewise function defined like:

f(x)=

x+3 if x<=3

2x if x>=3

Or do you need to eliminate the equal from one of those?

Plugging in 3 gives 6 in either equations, and so, do you just arbitrarily pick one for if x=3? - Sep 15th 2011, 11:58 AMPlatoRe: Piecewise Functions...Is this proper?