Posted by **Melinda** on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:11pm.

How do I find the vertical/horizontal compression/stretch?

For the graph, determine the equation of the function in the form y=a(x-h)^2+k. Then describe the transformations that were applied to y=x^2 to obtain the graph.

Here is the graph:

imgur dot com/ft6lA

I got reflected in x-axis and vertical shift by 2 (UP 2)

However, I don't know how to find the vertical/horizontal compression/stretch?

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**Reiny**, Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:44pm
I cannot access your new picture, but it might help you to look at the post reply I just added to your previous problem.

Perhaps you can use it to answer this question.

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**Melinda**, Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 5:12pm
I tried looking through previous post but i don't understand it

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