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Some of the content of this guide was modeled after a guide originally created by the Openstax and has been adapted for the GPRC Learning Commons in April 2021. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons BY 4.0 International License.

Operations with Functions

In this guide, we study some operations with functions. For two well-defined functions f(x) and g(x), we define the following operations:


1) Addition


Example: For and , find .


2) Subtraction


Example: For and , find  


3) Multiplication


Example: For and , find 


4) Division 


Example: For and , find 

Example: For and , find the following:





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