11th grade Algebra

How do you find the period of a function?

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  1. You are looking for the length of time it takes a function to repeat. If you have uniform waves on a cartesian plane, the period is the length of time it takes the wave to repeat itself.

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  2. The graph I have the space between each function is 3, but the answer is 6. How did it get to six?

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  3. Double check that you started from the top of the wave and went all the way back to the top of the wave. Or the start of the shape, then went ALL the way back to the start of the shape (when it starts to repeat itself).

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  4. ///---///---///---///---
    one period is

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  5. I see, thank yall!

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