OpenStudy (grant330sims):

Let f(x) = 3x+1 and g(x) = x^2 Part 1 Find f(g(x)) Part 2 Find g(f(x)) Part 3 Use complete sentences to explain any difference in part 1 and part 2.

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Parth (parthkohli):

Think of x^2 as a number and you're multiplying that by 3 and adding 1.

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Parth (parthkohli):

\(\Large \color{MidnightBlue}{\Rightarrow 3(x^2) + 1 }\) \(\Large \color{MidnightBlue}{\Rightarrow 3x^2 + 1 }\) Can you do the others with the same concept?

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Parth (parthkohli):

In the second one you're just squaring a number so just square 3x + 1

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OpenStudy (grant330sims):

so 9x^2+6x+1?

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Parth (parthkohli):

Yes exactly

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OpenStudy (grant330sims):

Sweet! thanx!

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Parth (parthkohli):

Lol yw

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