Problem:
Graph the function

and its inverse.


Visualization:
Using Derive:

  1. Initialize the graphics if you have not done so.
  2. Press to choose Algebra if you are in the graphics window.
  3. Press to choose Author.
  4. Type in x^3-3/(x-3) .
  5. Press TWICE to choose Plot and you should see the following graph:

  6. Press to choose Algebra.
  7. Press to choose Author.
  8. Type in [x^3-3/(x-3), x] .
  9. Press TWICE to choose Plot.
  10. At the prompts for parameter domain, Min:, type in -2.5; if needed, then you may have to press several times to clear the default value.
  11. Press to move to the next prompt, Max: and then type in 2.5; again, if needed, you may have to press several times to clear the default value.
  12. Press and you will see the following