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MATH 1111 - College Algebra: 5.1 Composition of Functions

5.1 Composition of Functions

At the end of this section students will be able to:

  • Determine the composition of two functions
  • Determine the domain of the composition of two functions

Required Reading

5.1 Function Composition

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages 359-368

Practice Exercises

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages 369-370

Answers to practice exercises can be found on page 372-375.

Supplemental Resources

Operations with Functions - Composition of Functions (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 30B)

 

Composition of Functions:

 

Finding the Domain of the Composition of Two Functions:

Example 1

 

Example 2