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Four Piecewise-Defined Function Examples

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f(x) = x^2 if |x| ≤ 1, and f(x) = 1 if |x| > 1

I do incorrectly identify a point as (1,0) instead of (1,1). However, I believe that this error will be obvious and will not confuse the viewer..

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