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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## The graphs of the functions f and g are represented in In th tagged by: fskilnik@GMATH ##### This topic has 1 expert reply and 0 member replies ### GMAT/MBA Expert ## The graphs of the functions f and g are represented in In th ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult GMATH practice exercise (Quant Class 20) The graphs of the functions f and g are represented in In the figure given. If f(x) = c^x (c constant), what is the value of g(g(-1)+1) + f(g(3)+1)? (A) 4 (B) 5 (C) 6 (D) 7 (E) 8 Answer: ____(E)__ _________________ Fabio Skilnik :: GMATH method creator ( Math for the GMAT) English-speakers :: https://www.gmath.net Portuguese-speakers :: https://www.gmath.com.br ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 09 Oct 2010 Posted: 1449 messages Followed by: 32 members Upvotes: 59 fskilnik@GMATH wrote: GMATH practice exercise (Quant Class 20) The graphs of the functions f and g are represented in In the figure given. If f(x) = c^x (c constant), what is the value of g(g(-1)+1) + f(g(3)+1)? (A) 4 (B) 5 (C) 6 (D) 7 (E) 8 $$? = g\left( {g\left( { - 1} \right) + 1} \right) + f\left( {g\left( 3 \right) + 1} \right) = g\left( {A + 1} \right) + f\left( {B + 1} \right)$$ $$A\,\, = \,\,g\left( { - 1} \right) = 4\,\,\,\left[ {{\rm{figure}}} \right]$$ $${?_{{\rm{temp1}}}} = g\left( {A + 1} \right) = g\left( 5 \right)$$ $${\rm{line}}\,\,L\,\,:\,\,\left\{ \matrix{ \,{\rm{slop}}{{\rm{e}}_L} = {{3 - 0} \over {1 - 4}} = - 1 \hfill \cr \,\left( {0,4} \right) \in \,\,L\,\,\,\, \Rightarrow \,\,\,\,{{y - 4} \over {x - 0}} = - 1 \hfill \cr} \right.\,\,\,\,\, \Rightarrow \,\,\,\,\,L\,\,:\,\,y = 4 - x$$ $$\left( {5,g\left( 5 \right)} \right)\,\, \in \,\,L\,\,\,\,\, \Rightarrow \,\,\,\,\,{?_{{\rm{temp1}}}} = g\left( 5 \right) = 4 - 5 = - 1$$ $$B = g\left( 3 \right)\,\,\,:\,\,\,\,\left( {3,g\left( 3 \right)} \right) \in \,\,L\,\,\,\,\, \Rightarrow \,\,\,\,\,g\left( 3 \right) = 4 - 3 = 1$$ $${?_{{\rm{temp2}}}} = f\left( {B + 1} \right) = f\left( 2 \right) = {c^2}$$ $$\left( {1,3} \right) \in {\rm{graph}}\left( f \right)\,\,\,\, \Rightarrow \,\,\,\,3 = f\left( 1 \right) = {c^1}\,\,\,\,\, \Rightarrow \,\,\,\,\,c = 3$$ $${?_{{\rm{temp2}}}} = f\left( 2 \right) = 9$$ $$?\,\,\, = \,\,\,{?_{{\rm{temp1}}}}\,\, + \,\,{?_{{\rm{temp2}}}}\,\,\, = \,\,\, - 1 + 9\,\,\, = \,\,\,8$$ The correct answer is (E). We follow the notations and rationale taught in the GMATH method. Regards, Fabio. _________________ Fabio Skilnik :: GMATH method creator ( Math for the GMAT) English-speakers :: https://www.gmath.net Portuguese-speakers :: https://www.gmath.com.br • 5 Day FREE Trial Study Smarter, Not Harder Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5-Day Free Trial 5-day free, full-access trial TTP Quant Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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