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Maulwurf

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Joined: Nov 23, 2005
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Hello guys that is a great site indeed. keep the good work . I have a great difficulty with absolute value functions could u please help me with this one .?

g(x)=-l2-x-2.l3-1/2xll+3
 [Nov 23, 2005 11:50:18 PM] [Link]
pskinner

Joined: Apr 2, 2005
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HI,

You entered g(x)=-l2-x-2.l3-1/2xll+3. Instead of the traditional notation for absolute value, |x|, we use abs(x). Also, if you want to refer to one-half of x, you need to use parentheses: (1/2)x or (1/2)*x.

I can't quite decipher your function because there are three vertical lines, |||, but there needs to be an even number so they can be paired off.

Give it another try, and if you still have a problem, write back.

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Principal Skinner
 [Nov 24, 2005 9:21:39 AM] [Link]