Problem:
Using the TI-85 graphing calculator, graph the following functions


Visualization:


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  1. If you are not familiar with the graphing of functions on the TI-85, then first read the Initial Setup page from Little's Basic Guide to the TI-85.
  2. Press the GRAPH key and then pick y(x)= by pressing the F1 key.
  3. If necessary, keep pressing the F4 key until only y1= appears on the screen.
  4. At the prompt y1=, type in

    x^3-3/(x-3)

    and press the ENTER key.

  5. The range settings for the graph above is  [-3, 3] × [-3, 3]:

  6. Pick GRAPH from the menu by pressing the F5 key to get the following graph:

  7. Press MORE key so that DRAW appears in the menu; pick DRAW by pressing the F2 key.
  8. Press MORE key twice so that DrInv appears in the menu; pick DrInv by pressing the F2 key.
  9. At the prompt DrInv, type y1 and press the ENTER key.