ExplanationThe question is asking, “For which function is performing the function on x and THEN multiplying by \(\frac{1}{2}\) the equivalent of performing the function on \(\frac{1}{2}\) of x?”

The fastest method is to use logic: since the order of operations says that order does not matter with multiplication and division but does matter between multiplication and addition/subtraction, or multiplication and exponents, choose a function that has only multiplication and/or division. Only answer choice (B) qualifies.

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