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Homework Help: Graph and graphing question

  1. Oct 12, 2006 #1
    How should you graph the function y = (5/x^2) -3 so that it looks linear? Can you explain your reasoning?
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  3. Oct 13, 2006 #2


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    Do you mean, how to approximate the function with a linear function and graph this very function?
  4. Oct 13, 2006 #3

    Meir Achuz

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    If you plot y vs 1/x^2, it will be linear.
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