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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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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Is the value of k -5? @jagr2713

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @pooja195 Can u help plz?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @calculusxy

  4. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/52b4ec27e4b03e81ff965f29

  5. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    This really gives out the solution with a sentence of explanation :)

  6. calculusxy
    • one year ago
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    But yeah, I think your answer is correct.

  7. geerky42
    • one year ago
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    Careful, we have \(g(x) = (0.5)^x\color{red}{-}k\) Note the minus sign.

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yeah that's where I get confused

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So would k be positive? 5?

  10. geerky42
    • one year ago
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    Yep, you can play around here, and see how k affects the graph of g(x); https://www.desmos.com/calculator/q9hgto7zdn

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh now I understand. So, k does = 5

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I always use this website, but I never knew that you could do something with k like that. THANKS FOR THE HELP!

  13. geerky42
    • one year ago
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    No problem :)

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