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posted by
Yania
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a function f(x) is defined as f(x)= 8x^2. What is f(3)?

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Leo
All you need to do is substitute 3 in place of the x.

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Ollie
substitute 3 for every x in f(x) and simplify.

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Steve
by now you've probably done it, but watch the "" signs carefully
f(3) = 8 * (3)^2 = 8(9) = 72