## Posts Tagged ‘domain and range’

## How to find Domain and Range of a given function

**How to find Domain and Range of a given function: **

If we have given a function f in the form of ordered pair then we can directly find the domain and range, set of fist element of all pair will be a set of domain and second element of all pairs will be a set of Range.

Example:

Given function : f = (1,2),(1,3),(1,4),(5,2),(5,3),(5,4),(7,2),(7,3),(7,4)

**Domain** is {1, 5, 7} and** Range** is {2, 3, 4}

If we have given a function f in the form of equation ( x and y form)then we can find the value of y by putting some values of x, here set of all values of x for which y is defined is domain and set of all values y is Range.

Example:

Given function f : x + y = 7 , where x,y є N

If x = 1, then 1 + y = 7 => y = 6

If x = 2 then 2 + y = 7 => y = 5

If x = 3 then 3 + y = 7 => y = 4

If x = 4 then 4 + y = 7 => y = 3

If x = 5 then 5 + y = 7 => y = 2

If x = 6 then 6 + y = 7 => y = 1

If x = 7 then 7 + y = 7 => y = 0 (0 is not a natural number)

So **Domain** = {1,2,3,4,5,6} and **Range** = {6,5,4,3,2,1}