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katlin95
 2 years ago
For the parent function y= square root x , what effect does a value of k = 3 have on the graph?
A. Horizontal shift of 3 units to the right
B. Horizontal shift of 3 units to the left
C. Vertical shift of 3 units up
D. Vertical shift of 3 units down
katlin95
 2 years ago
For the parent function y= square root x , what effect does a value of k = 3 have on the graph? A. Horizontal shift of 3 units to the right B. Horizontal shift of 3 units to the left C. Vertical shift of 3 units up D. Vertical shift of 3 units down

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stamp
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[f(x)=\sqrt x\] Where do you see a k

katlin95
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0after the square root right?

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think the point is that you are asking what effect a certain k value will have on the graph and no one has any idea because there is no k in the equation.

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Is this the form we're suppose to use perhaps? \[\large f(x)=\sqrt{xh}+k\] Which would shift the vertex of the parabola to \(\large (h,k)\).

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Head... still.. asleeps =_=

Mertsj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@zepdrix you're almost as bad as I am. lol

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Blah not parabola, but the idea still holds. It would shift the..... base point? or whatever.. of the root over to \(\large (h,k)\)

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The K is shifting the function UP or DOWN. Since it's negative, it will shift it downward. Yah... something like that _

KnightPezz
 8 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yea, K shifts it vertically and H shifts it horizontally.

KnightPezz
 8 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yea, K shifts it vertically and H shifts it horizontally.
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