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ybarrap
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Have you graphed them?

ybarrap
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The 6 in the second graphs "pushes" the graph upwards. the 5 in 5/x reduces the "steepness" of the graph of 1/x. Does that make sense? This might help  http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=plot+y%3D1%2Fx+%2Cy%3D5%2Fx%2B6 Look what happens in an extreme case when instead of 5/x we use 50/x  http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=plot+y%3D1%2Fx+%2Cy%3D50%2Fx%2B6 The slope of 1/x looks almost like a "corner" now.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry about that, went afk, the question doesn't have them nor ask for them to be graphed

ybarrap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's ALWAYS a good practice to do that. You will gain much more insight, even if the question is not asked.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0looking at them from your link, what's the difference i'm supposed to be seeing?

ybarrap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You see that the one with the 1/x term is much more like a "corner" than the 5/x term. When we use something like 50/x instead of 5/x, you see this effect even better. When you add a constant to an equation, it's like putting it on a ladder  it lifts up the equation.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got a 2/3 on this question for saying "These graphs combare by 5/x stretching out the graph five times more and the 6 makes it reach 6 unites higher while the other equation only stretches by 1 and nothing more." what did I do wrong?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry to cut you off there, I see what you mean

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I also said combare instead of compare

ybarrap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The graph y = 5/x + 6 has a smaller slope and is offset upward by 6 units compared to the y=1/x

ybarrap
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hopefully this makes sense
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