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Show that the signum function ( f: R rightarrow R, ) defined by
[
f(x)=left{begin{array}{l}
1, text { if } x>0
0, text { if } x=0
-1, text { if } x<0
end{array}right.
]
is neither one-one nor onto.

11th - 12th Class
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Show that the signum function f:R→R, defined by
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Clearly, ( f(2)=1 ) and ( f(3)=1 ) Thus, ( f(2)=f(3) ) while ( 2 eq 3 ) ( therefore f ) is not one-one. ( operatorname{Range}(f)={1,0,-1} subset R )
So, ( f ) is into.
Hence, ( f ) is neither one-one nor onto.

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