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wachBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The graph of an absolute value equation is a Vshape.
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wachBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
But what does absolute value do to a number? It makes it always positive. So the graph should be positive and point upwards.
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wachBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The 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
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j814wongBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Or rather, a negative value is made a positive value so the negative side is flipped up along the xaxis.
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wachBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Therefore, the slope points will increase very dramatically and the link should become more vertical, if that makes sense.
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wachBest 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
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xKingxBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think I get the first part, but how would I use x to find y?
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487109618:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487133105:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Lets plug in x=0dw:1349487181412:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
When x = 1dw:1349487247460:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487285431:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
When x is 0, y is 0 When x is 1, y is 5 When x is 1, y is 5
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now look at the graphs.. there is only one of them that reflects this
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487457142:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487531328:dwwhen x is 0.. y is 0
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
when x is 1dw:1349487556857:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y is 5dw:1349487573888:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487595890:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
When x is 1 y is 5dw:1349487617637:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487643353:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487660182:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you see how I did that?
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What part do you not understand?
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xKingxBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm not sure how you applied what you said to the graph.
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349487876738:dw
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I can tell you the location of any point on it by giving you two numbers; an xvalue and a yvalue
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the x value tells you how far left and right to move
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the yvalue tells you how far up and down to move
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If 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
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
should say 3 places to the *right
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eyust707Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Right at the tip of this arrow is where x=3 and y = 2dw:1349488190735:dw
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