College Algebra

If
g(x) = x2 + 6x
with
x ≥ −3,
find
g−1(55)

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  1. you need x when g(x) = 55
    x^2+6x=55
    x^2+6x-55 = 0
    (x+11)(x-5) = 0

    Since the domain is x >= -3, that means that
    g^-1(55) = 5

    Note that specifying that x >= -3 means we have chosen only one branch of the parabola, whose vertex is at (-3,-9).

    Since g(x) = x^2+6x,
    x = -3 ±√(g+9)
    we choose to use only the
    x = -3+√(g+9)
    Thus, when g=55, x=-3+√64 = -3+8 = 5

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