Algebra & Functions


What would the graph of y=kx^n look like if n is negative and odd?

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This graph would resemble a hyperbola. For n = -1, it is exactly a hyperbola. For n < -1, the graph approaches the x- and y-axes. The example of f(x) = kx^n (k=1, n=-5) is shown below:

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