Unformatted text preview: x = 2 ? 5. Consider the function f ( x ) = x- | x | x for x ∈ [-1 , 0) ∪ (0 , 1] . Can f ( x ) be deﬁned at x = 0 so that it will be continuous there? Discussion I. Correct to three decimal places, what is the value of the smallest positive root of the equation 18 x 3-27 x 2-2 x + 3 = 0 ? II. Is the bisection method applicable to discontinuous functions? 1...
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- Spring '10
- Math, Continuous function, Linear function, Department of Mathematics, University of Hong Kong, Basic Applicable Mathematics