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Graph the equation:   y = (the absolute value of x + 3) - 2

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kristenmarieb... | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted September 21, 2013 at 2:34 AM via web

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Graph the equation:   y = (the absolute value of x + 3) - 2

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted September 21, 2013 at 2:47 AM (Answer #1)

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The function y = |x + 3| - 2. For values of x < -3, y = -(x + 3) - 2 = -x - 3 - 2 = -x - 5

For x `>=` 3, y = x + 3 - 2 = x - 1

The graph of this function is:

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