College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 2, Functions - Section 2.6 - Transformations of Functions - 2.6 Exercises: 17

Answer

(a) shrink $f(x)$ horizontally by a factor of $\frac{1}{4}$ (b) stretch $f(x)$ horizontally by a factor of 4

Work Step by Step

(a) We can obtain $f(4x)$ by shrinking $f(x)$ horizontally by a factor of $\frac{1}{4}$. (b) We can obtain $f(\frac{1}{4}x)$ by stretching $f(x)$ horizontally by a factor of 4.
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