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    Find the inverse. Is it a function

    I understand how to find the inverse but I am just stumped to why it isnt a function

    f(x)=6x^2 - 12
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    Re: Find the inverse. Is it a function

    Quote Originally Posted by KeaganM View Post
    I understand how to find the inverse but I am just stumped to why it isnt a function
    f(x)=6x^2 - 12
    Are you asking why f(x)=6x^2 - 12 has no inverse?
    If not what are you asking?
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    Re: Find the inverse. Is it a function

    Quote Originally Posted by KeaganM View Post
    I understand how to find the inverse but I am just stumped to why it isnt a function

    f(x)=6x^2 - 12
    It is a function, but not one to one. You can restrict the domain to make it one to one, then you can find the inverse.
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