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Consider the rule .

  1. Without graphing, find the zero of . Remember that a zero of a rule is an input that makes the output zero.

    Set the equation equal to zero, since your output would be zero, and then solve for .

  2. Make a table and graph on graph paper.

  3. How could you find the zero of with your graph from part (b)? What about with the table? Explain.

    Find the point where .

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