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katlin95
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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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 one year ago
katlin95 Group Title
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
 one year ago
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stamp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[f(x)=\sqrt x\] Where do you see a k
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katlin95 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
after the square root right?
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I 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.
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Is this the form we're suppose to use perhaps? \[\large f(x)=\sqrt{xh}+k\] Which would shift the vertex of the parabola to \(\large (h,k)\).
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Woops :) lol ty
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Head... still.. asleeps =_=
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@zepdrix you're almost as bad as I am. lol
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Blah not parabola, but the idea still holds. It would shift the..... base point? or whatever.. of the root over to \(\large (h,k)\)
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The K is shifting the function UP or DOWN. Since it's negative, it will shift it downward. Yah... something like that _
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