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Staceyy
 4 years ago
how do you graph this function?please show work! g(x)=5x4+2
Staceyy
 4 years ago
how do you graph this function?please show work! g(x)=5x4+2

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Walleye
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There could be a little trick to this but I havent done one like this in a loong time. Start with g(x) = abs(x) You know what that graph looks like Then make the transformation to g(x) = abs(x  4) and keep going until you got your whole function

across
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's the best way to do it, imho.

Staceyy
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sorry, can you explain it a little more thoroughly Walleye?

across
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know what the graph of\[f(x)=x\]looks like?

across
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What would happen to that graph if we do this\[f(x)=x4\]

Staceyy
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it would move over 4 to the right, right?

Walleye
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thanks Across, you seem to be very good in math :D

across
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's correct! Now, what would happen to it if we multiply it by five like this\[f(x)=5x4\]

across
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Aww thank you Walleye :)

Staceyy
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not really sure :( sry. i know that the graph is going to move up 2 tho, right?

across
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It is almost the same thing as multiplying\[f(x)=x\]by 5\[f(x)=5x.\]The slope of the line gets "steeper." :)

Walleye
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If i may, think of the function f(x) = x and f(x) = 5x What happens when you mutiply f(x) = x by 5??

Staceyy
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then it does down 5?

across
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, the graph gets "steeper" like this (see attached).

across
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Finally, I'm sure you already knows what will happen to the graph if we add two to it\[f(x)=5x4+2\]

Walleye
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Try graphing all of these functions yourself and you will get a feel for how these transformations affect the function

Staceyy
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got it! Thank you guys so much :) I appreciate it!

Walleye
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No problem!!! Practicing problems like these can be a bore but soon enough you will get good enough to see most any function and know what it looks like right away!!

Staceyy
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lol! it's true, they are a bore :) thanks again!
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