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# Given that f( x) = (x − 4) 2 and g( x) = x2 − 5, what is the

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Given that f( x) = (x − 4) 2 and g( x) = x2 − 5, what is the [#permalink]  29 Jul 2020, 10:31
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Given that $$f( x) = (x − 4)^2$$ and $$g( x) = x^2 − 5$$, what is the value of $$f( 2) − g( 2)$$?

A. -1

B. 1

C. 3

D. 5

E. 9

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Re: Given that f( x) = (x − 4) 2 and g( x) = x2 − 5, what is the [#permalink]  29 Jul 2020, 10:34
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f(2) - g(2)
= (2-4)^2 - (2*2 - 5)
= (-2)*(-2) - (4 - 5)
= 4 - (-1)
= 4 + 1 = 5

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