anonymous
  • anonymous
(-6,1) Plot the point and then plot the points that are symetric to the given point with respect to the (a) x-axis (b) y-axis (c) orgin? PLEASE HELP
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm assuming it's the same function as before. Would you say that function is symmetric?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Im not sure what you are asking? What my teacher taught was how to find it in an equation... not just two points so I dont even know where to begin??
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ok, what function is it the assignment wants you to plot the point (-6,1) in?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
What function?? The question states: Plot each point, and then plot the points that are symetric to the given point with respect to the (a) x-axis (b) y axis (c) origin. The points that are given (-6,1)
anonymous
  • anonymous
Im sorry if I am not being clear.. kinda confused.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Aha, ok. Well, what you do is this: Make your own coordinate plane, locate the point (-6,1), put a dot there to represent it. Then try to find the dot on the other side of the x-axis that has the same position as the (-6,1) has. The point will have different values (x,y) but it will be at a equivalent position, but in another quadrant in the coordinate system.
anonymous
  • anonymous
This is much easier then I make it sound... You just find the points "twin sister" at the other side of the x-axis, y-axis and the origin.
anonymous
  • anonymous
So... I have no idea, what to do. I'm looking for three other points correct?? (6,1) is that one of them?? How would I even find something on the origin?? Sorry again..
anonymous
  • anonymous
First point: (-6,1). Second point (symmetric with respect to x-axis): (-6,-1) Third point (symmetric with respect to y-axis): (6,1) Can you find the fourth point? :) Remember, do this on a piece of paper in your own correctly scaled coordinate system. Mark each point, and consider them, think about why they are symmetric with respect to each axis.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Is (0,0) the orgin???
anonymous
  • anonymous
(0,0) is the origin, yes, how would the point (-6,1) be symmetric with regard to the origin?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Or ( 6, -1)
anonymous
  • anonymous
That's correct, if you now draw a line between the points in your coordinate system. You will see a nice symmetry and it should form a rectangular box and you're done. :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thank you Thank you! I think I understand!!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
Good, glad to help :)

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