Posted by **Jayme** on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 11:11pm.

How do you graph the following logs?

f(x)=log5 (x-2)

f(x)=log5 x-2

f(x)= log5 x

f(x)=log5 (x+2)

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 11:17pm
use f(x)= log_{5} x as your reference graph.

You should know what your standard log function graph looks like

If you translate the reference graph 2 units to the right, you get the first equation

If you translate the reference graph 2 units to the left, you get the last equation

If you translate the reference graph 2 units downwards, you get the second equation

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