Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

octoberchick1011

  • 3 years ago

Can you please help me? I don't know how to solve this problem! Please explain your steps!!! Thanks in advance! :) The graph of g(x) is the graph of f(x) = x2 shifted 4 units left, vertically stretched by a factor of 3, then shifted 5 units up. What is the function rule for g(x)?

  • This Question is Closed
  1. tcarroll010
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    Start visually. Draw the original function. Then 1) draw (or imagine or draw a dotted line function) 4 units to the left. That part should be straightforward. 2) Stretching vertically means that every y value will be amplified by 3. That is, 3 times more (higher) for positive values, and 3 times more negative for the negatives. 3)Just like you did in step 1, a shift, but this time each y value is 5 greater.

  2. tcarroll010
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    There are a couple of ways to get the new function rule. Either from the new graph, which a lot of prople find to be the easiest, or algebraically. Either way gets you the same answer. Try the graph first because it shows a lot.

  3. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy