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4-152.

Find the value for

*a*below so that*f*(*x*) is continuous at*x*= 3. Homework Help ✎

We need to find a value of *a* such that:

Substitute the left piece of *f*(*x*) and the right piece of *f*(*x*).

Evaluate the limits:

5 = 9*a* + 2

Solve for *a*: