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Determine where the function is continuous.

Determine where the function f(x)= x + [|x^2|] - [|x|] is continuous.

I think the correct answer is that the function is continuous for its domain but not defined at x=0.

Can someone explain this problem to me and help me understand the greatest integer and absolute value functions?

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Yes, this function is not defined at x=0. The function is continuous everywhere except x=0.

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