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katlin95

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For the parent function y= square root x , what effect does a value of b = -2 have on the graph? A. Horizontal compression by a factor of 1/2 and a reflection across the y -axis B. Horizontal compression by a factor of 1/2 and a reflection across the x -axis C. Horizontal compression by a factor of -1/2 and a reflection across the y -axis D. Horizontal compression by a factor of =1/2 and a reflection across the x -axis

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  1. katlin95
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    @jim_thompson5910 really need your help with this one

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    ?

  3. jim_thompson5910
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    the value of b is negative, so that means you have a reflection across the y axis

  4. katlin95
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    so my answer would be C then correct?

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    close, the compression/expansion factors are always positive

  6. katlin95
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    A!!! haha

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    good

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