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anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the graph of the absolute value equation? y = 5x
anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the graph of the absolute value equation? y = 5x

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wach
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The graph of an absolute value equation is a Vshape.

wach
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But what does absolute value do to a number? It makes it always positive. So the graph should be positive and point upwards.

wach
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The 5 makes the slope more dramatic. Try multiplying numbers by 5 to demonstrate this: 1 x 5 = 5, 2 x 5 = 10, 4 x 5 = 20

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or rather, a negative value is made a positive value so the negative side is flipped up along the xaxis.

wach
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Therefore, the slope points will increase very dramatically and the link should become more vertical, if that makes sense.

wach
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@xKingx  The graph should make sense if you try plugging in values for x, and the finding y to find a coordinate. :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think I get the first part, but how would I use x to find y?

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Lets plug in x=0dw:1349487181412:dw

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1When x = 1dw:1349487247460:dw

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1When x is 0, y is 0 When x is 1, y is 5 When x is 1, y is 5

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now look at the graphs.. there is only one of them that reflects this

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1349487531328:dwwhen x is 0.. y is 0

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when x is 1dw:1349487556857:dw

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1y is 5dw:1349487573888:dw

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1When x is 1 y is 5dw:1349487617637:dw

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you see how I did that?

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What part do you not understand?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not sure how you applied what you said to the graph.

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I can tell you the location of any point on it by giving you two numbers; an xvalue and a yvalue

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the x value tells you how far left and right to move

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the yvalue tells you how far up and down to move

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If I give you x = 3 and y=2 you want to locate the point you would start at the center of the cross dw:1349488023608:dw Then move 3 places to the left dw:1349488041166:dw and two places up dw:1349488101424:dw

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1should say 3 places to the *right

eyust707
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Right at the tip of this arrow is where x=3 and y = 2dw:1349488190735:dw
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