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Jimboslice

  • one year ago

will give medal to whoever helps... The functions f(x) and g(x) are described below. f(x) = 2x + 9 g(x) = 2x - 15 The graph of g(x) is obtained by shifting down the graph of f(x) by _____ units.

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  1. RBauer4
    • one year ago
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    The graphs are shifted vertically. The find the distance shifted, calculate the difference between the y-intercepts of each function.

  2. Jimboslice
    • one year ago
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    so your saying calculate the -15 -9 ?

  3. RBauer4
    • one year ago
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    Pretty much; it's really \[\left| -15-9 \right|\]

  4. Jimboslice
    • one year ago
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    -24 units

  5. RBauer4
    • one year ago
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    The absolute value of -24 is 24. And 24 is the amount of units shifted down.

  6. Jimboslice
    • one year ago
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    so its just 24 for the answer right?

  7. RBauer4
    • one year ago
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    Yes, that's what I would say because of how the question is worded.

  8. Jimboslice
    • one year ago
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    Thank you

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