Jorge M.

asked • 08/28/12

graph, find x and y intercepts and test for symmetry x=y^3

graph, find x and y intercepts and test for symmetry

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Ricardo O. answered • 08/29/12

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Ricardo, you may want to revise your solution. Particularly toward the end where you say that the function is not symmetric about the origin. In fact, this function is symmetric about the origin. You are correct that after replacing x and y with -x and -y respectively, that it results in -x = -y3. But this is equivalent to the original (multiply both sides by -1), and this is where I think you have made the mistake. 

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