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Is the function h(x) = 3x + 2 for x less than 4 and 18-x for x greater than 4 continuous at the...

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Is the function {eq}h(x)=\left\{\begin{matrix} 3x+2 & \mathrm{for}\;x<4\\ 18-x & \mathrm{for}\; x > 4 \end{matrix}\right. {/eq} continuous at the point {eq}x = 4 {/eq}?

Continuous function:

A trivial definition of a continuous function is that If the graph that defines the function can be traced without lifting the finger from the paper, that is, if the function can be traced with a single stroke, then it is continuous.

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Given the function

$$\begin{align} h(x)=\left\{\begin{matrix} 3x+2 & \mathrm{for}\; x<4\\ 18-x & \mathrm{for}\; x >...

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