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sheetalvee
 3 years ago
how to graph y=1/2x ?
sheetalvee
 3 years ago
how to graph y=1/2x ?

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lovekblue
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do u know how to graph 1/2 x

.Sam.
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is it \[y=\frac{1}{2x}\]

lovekblue
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just move all the y values to the +y

.Sam.
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you planning to sketch or plot?

lovekblue
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0absolute value is moving all ve values to +ve so the right side of the graph stays the same, but since the left side is ve when u plug in values less than in x. let's say y = 5 , the absolute value will be 5 (5, 5 ) will be (5, 5)

sheetalvee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sam I need to stetch it. and Lovekblue the graph needs to be in a V shape

ChmE
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lets create a table. write down an x y table. put a few easy points. 4, 2, 0, 2 4. Then find the yvalues for these. This will help you see a little better what lovekblue was trying to say. Absolute value graphs will look like a "V"

sheetalvee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, and I would find the yvalues by substituting the x values into y=1/2 x ?

sheetalvee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay I got 2,1,0,1,2

ChmE
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you see that if you graph that the line comes down from the left, hits zero, and takes back up to the right looking like a V. This is the graph!!

ChmE
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yup, when in doubt just start picking easy points. Always a quick method to get an idea especially on a test.

ChmE
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I should let you know about this site. Wolframalpha.com Type in anything you want and it will solve and graph it.
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