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6-46.

Two function machines, *f*(*x*) = 5*x* − 3 and *g*(*x*) = (*x* − 1)^{2}, are shown below. Suppose *f*(3), (*not x* = 3), is dropped into the *g*(*x*) machine. This is written as *g*(*f*(3)). What is this output? Homework Help ✎

*f*(3) = 12 so *g*(*f*(3)) = *g*(12) = 121