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For the function , complete parts (a) through (c) below.

  1. Sketch the graph and its inverse.

    2 increasing curves, intersecting at the origin. First, starts at the point (negative 4, comma negative 1), rising slowly. Second starts at the point (negative 1, comma negative 4), rising quickly.

  2. What is the equation of the inverse function?

    Have and switch places in the equation and solve for .

  3. Determine the domain and range of the inverse.

    Notice from your answer in part (a) the direction where the lines continue.