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Determing if function is odd, even or neither

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Determine if the functions below are odd, even or neither.

(a) f(x) = x^2 + 2

(b) f(x) = (x^2 + 2)tan(x^2)

(c) f(x) = (x^2 + 2)sin (x)tan(x^2)

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To determine wether the function is even or odd, use the following rules:
For an even function, the following is true: f(x) = f(-x)
For an odd function, the following must be true: f(-x) = -f(x)

(a) f(x) = x^2 + 2 ...

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This solution illustrates and lists steps involved in determining if a function is odd, even or neither.