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rewrite the function to make it easy to graph using transformations. Y= √((x-4) \ 4)...

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dareg17 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted February 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM via web

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rewrite the function to make it easy to graph using transformations.

Y= √((x-4) \ 4)  + 6

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nathanshields | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Associate Educator

Posted February 4, 2012 at 12:25 PM (Answer #1)

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I would rewrite it as

`y=sqrt(1/4(x-4))+6`

which then becomes

`y=1/2sqrt(x-4)+6`

To graph this, take a normal square root graph,shift it right 4 units, compress it vertically by a factor of 1/2, then shift it up 6 units.

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