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Give the standard "f(x)" definition of the function.
Subtract one and then take the absolute value

My answer : f(x)= |x|-1
is it correct?

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  1. incorrect. The subtraction takes place first, so

    f(x) = |x-1|

    Your function is described as

    take the absolute value and then subtract 1.

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