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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)

  • Logs-Algebra -

    use f(x)= log5 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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