Posted by **ladybug** on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:17pm.

How can the graph of g(x)=3square root x+3 be obtained from the graph of g(x)= 3 square root x?

A. shift the graph 3 units right

b. shift the graph 3 units up

c. shift the graph 3 units down

d. shift the graph 3 units left

I am having problems with the square roots. Can someone please help!!

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**v**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:35pm
the graph was shifted up 3 from the original graph that's all the question wants to know

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 6:22pm
Ladybug, you often tend to forget to put in brackets, so

if you shift

y = 3√x

" to the left 3 units" (d)

you get y = 3√(x+3)

whereas y = 3√x + 3 would have been "up 3 units" (b)

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