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Translation of Functions and Graphs

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Examples, videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra 2 students learn how to translate functions and graphs.

Basic Transformations of Graphs: Translations
Given a sketch of y = f(x), does y = f(x-3) then correspond to a shift to the left or to the right of that graph? Here's how to deal with such basic graph transformations with ease.
Transforming Functions
Transforming functions on a graph can be as difficult as finding buried treasure, but with a few tips, every student can be successful.

Transformations of linear functions
Learn how to modify the equation of a linear function to shift (translate) the graph up, down, left, or right. Learn how to reflect the graph over an axis. And how to narrow or widen the graph.

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