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Can some one tell me what the graph of (-2)^x is i tryed but i only got errors.

Thank in advance for your help

reaver

Thank in advance for your help

reaver

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Thank in advance for your help

reaver

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just take some values of x, work out y with a calculator and draw it on some graph paper!

or write a few program lines..

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HallsofIvy

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If you try to use a calculator to calculate values for fractional x, you are going to get more error messages.

In general, the function a

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Loren Booda

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Can the function be graphed in the complex plane, or is it truly undefined for nonintegral x values?

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ahrkron

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(-2)^x

= (2e

= 2

= 2

Which is a spiral in the complex plane, which touches the real axis for all integer values of x.

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