Algebra 1 (Reiny or Kuai)
posted by Anonymous .
1. Graph each equation. Tell whether the equation represents a function.
a. y = (x - 2)^2 - 1
b. x + y = 6
c. y = |x| -3
d. y = x^2 + 1
How am I supposed to graph these?
2. For each function, determine whether the given points are on the graph.
a. y = 7x - 2; (1, 5) and (2, 10)
Can anyone help me?
make a table of values for each, plot the points and join them with smooth curves for the 1st and last.
The 1st and last are parabolas, the first has a vertex at (2,-1), the last one has a vertex at (0,1)
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the other two are linear , that is, straight lines, but
the y = |x| -3 lies all above the x-axis
I suggest graphing y = x , then reflecting the part which falls below the x-axis in the x-axis then moving the curve down by 3 units
One of my favourite webpages, simply change the equation for the others.
" the y = |x| - 3 lies all above the x-axis" is not correct,
should have said
"the y = |x| - 3 lies all above -3 "