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anonymous

  • one year ago

Translations: if the home equation is f(x) = x^2, why does f(x) = (x-3)^2 move the equation to the right instead of the left?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    To the right, yes

  2. mathmate
    • one year ago
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    Because the standard formula for translation h-> right and k-> upwards is g(x)=a(x-h)^2+k so if a=1, k=0, and h is positive (+3), then the equation is g(x)=(x-3)^2, and f(x) is translated to the right to be g(x).

  3. e.mccormick
    • one year ago
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    Ask in math, not computers.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @e.mccormick i thought i was in math sorry

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