The problem is notation. In order for "3=6", the problem should read f(8) = 56 not 8=56. As "8=56" is as Kadijah put it 'illogical.'
The problem could be easier resolved if the question were written as:
f(8) = 56
f(7) = 42
f(6) = 30
f(5) = 20
find f(3) assuming f(x) is a continuous...
The "9" logic is an illogical application of "the pattern is each row is multiplied by a number less than the row above."
Whereas the answer "6" is a logical application of "the value after the equal sign depends on the value before the equal sign."
By the 9 logic, if 2 were where 3 is, 2 = 6...
We mustn't absorb ourselves in minority cases. There are maybe 100 people who eat toilet paper, but I'm not for opening toilet paper eateries.
So someone wants to be in an abusive relationship--ok? Should I really waste my precious brain cells over a nutcase?
Man it really isn't that easy to escape an abusive relationship. Think about it. No one abuses you until they have leverage and/or access to your life.
Can you really just up and leave your whole life?
Besides, you're wandering from the point.
Even with chains around your neck, you are at liberty to do whatever you please. Are there moral implications for being too 'libertine?' Naturally. Is it immoral for you to keep certain information private? A question for a different day.
Although, perhaps this person is looking to advise...