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anonymous
 one year ago
The graph of f(x) = (0.5)^x is replaced by the graph of g(x) = (0.5)^(x)  k. If g(x) is obtained by shifting f(x) down by 5 units, the value of k is ________.
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anonymous
 one year ago
The graph of f(x) = (0.5)^x is replaced by the graph of g(x) = (0.5)^(x)  k. If g(x) is obtained by shifting f(x) down by 5 units, the value of k is ________. Numerical Answers Expected! Answer for Blank 1:

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is the value of k 5? @jagr2713

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@pooja195 Can u help plz?

calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/52b4ec27e4b03e81ff965f29

calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This really gives out the solution with a sentence of explanation :)

calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But yeah, I think your answer is correct.

geerky42
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Careful, we have \(g(x) = (0.5)^x\color{red}{}k\) Note the minus sign.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah that's where I get confused

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So would k be positive? 5?

geerky42
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yep, you can play around here, and see how k affects the graph of g(x); https://www.desmos.com/calculator/q9hgto7zdn

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh now I understand. So, k does = 5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I always use this website, but I never knew that you could do something with k like that. THANKS FOR THE HELP!
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