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anonymous
 one year ago
f(x)=x5; translation 4 units to the left . I don't understand the equation part
anonymous
 one year ago
f(x)=x5; translation 4 units to the left . I don't understand the equation part

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candyme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Okay, what you want to do first is graph the equation.

candyme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Start by plugging in x and y values.

candyme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2If you put in a 0 for x, you get 5 for y y= 0  5 y= 5

candyme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Once you have a few points yoou can draw the line

candyme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now you take each of those points and move them to the left four spaces

candyme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do you see how it just moved each individual point?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, so I just do the same for the other problems like this one?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can also do this: Let g be the function where f has been translated to the left 4 units \[g(x)=f(x+4)\] if you wanted to do right 4 units you would do f(x4) if you wanted to move up 4 units you would do f(x)+4 if you wanted to move down 4 units you would do f(x)4

candyme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes, the same will work for all problems like this. @freckles is doing it with the equations, but if you are a visual person it will be easier to do it by finding points and bumping them over.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'll try both of them and see which one works better for me, thank you both of you (:
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