Feb 1, 2012 Thread starter #1 S shle New member Feb 1, 2012 4 Hi All, just a question regarding continuous functions. From what I understand if x > 2, then any value of 'a' should make this function continuous? Any clarification would be very helpful! Thanks in advance! Attachments 2b.jpg 10.7 KB Views: 7

Hi All, just a question regarding continuous functions. From what I understand if x > 2, then any value of 'a' should make this function continuous? Any clarification would be very helpful! Thanks in advance!

Feb 1, 2012 Thread starter #3 S shle New member Feb 1, 2012 4 Thank you, I get a = 2. Can you please explain to me the intuition behind that? Why is it that I have to use 5(2)-1 = a(2)^2+1 and solve for a?

Thank you, I get a = 2. Can you please explain to me the intuition behind that? Why is it that I have to use 5(2)-1 = a(2)^2+1 and solve for a?

Feb 1, 2012 #4 pickslides Member Feb 1, 2012 57 For the function to be continuous at x=2, then they must be equal at that point.