# Interval Notation Problem

1. Sep 4, 2013

### Qube

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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2. Relevant equations

The denominator of a function cannot equal 0. Both the numerator and denominator also cannot = 0 simultaneously.

3. The attempt at a solution

For the first problem, the denominator and the numerator are 0 when x =0. Hence, I excluded it from the domain. Similarly, for the second problem, the denominator is 0 when x = -8. It is also excluded from the domain. Am I missing something?

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2. Sep 4, 2013

### Dick

Yes, a little. You can't just look at the final formula. Take the first one. g(x) is undefined at x=(-1). If g(-1) is undefined then f(g(-1)) isn't defined either.

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