# How do you determine if #3x = |y|# is an even or odd function?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 8, 2018

**even.**

#### Explanation:

substituting

so it's even.

In general:

A function is even **symmetrical** about the

and an odd function**symmetrical** about the **origin**

but if You want to know through an equation you just substitute for each

A function is **even**

if

like

and same goes for

And it will be **odd** if

ex:

if You substitute

and it will be **neither even nor odd** if it gives You something else like

if You substitute

you get: