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Let f(x)=ax^5+bx^3+cx+9, where a,b, and c are constants. If f(6)=17, determine the value of f(-6).

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look at the odd powers. the only thing left is 9.

so f(-6)=-f(6)+18=-17+18=1

check my thinking.

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