 # Exam-Style Questions on Inverse Functions

## Problems on Inverse Functions adapted from questions set in previous Mathematics exams.

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IB Standard

Part of the graph of $$f(x) = {\log _b}(x + 4)$$ for $$x > - 4$$ is shown below. The graph passes through A(4, 3) , has an x-intercept at (-3, 0) and has an asymptote at $$x = - 4$$.

(a) Find the value of $$b$$.

The graph of $$f(x)$$ is reflected in the line $$y = x$$ to give the graph of $$g(x)$$.

(b) Write down the y-intercept of the graph of $$g(x)$$.

(c) Sketch the graph of $$g(x)$$, noting clearly any asymptotes and the image of A.

(d) Find $$g(x)$$ in terms of $$x$$.

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