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How do you find a composite function?

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A composite function can be found by inserting one function inside another.


Example:


[1] y = x²

[2] y = 3x-2


[2] -> [1] y = (3x-2)²


I inserted the second expression into the first one by replacing the x in the first expression with the y from the second. Now that's a composite function of the first two functions.


Another composite function would be to insert the first one into the second one:


[1] -> [2] y = 3x²-2

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