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2. Find f(x-5) for the following function. Please show all

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2. Find f(x-5) for the following function. Please show all work. Here is the link for the problem.

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f(x) = x^2 - 3x - 1

 

Plug in x-5:

(x-5)^2 - 3(x-5) - 1

 

Simplify:

x^2 - 10x + 25 - 3x + 15 - 1

 

Combine terms:

x^2 - 13x + 39

 

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