Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-8 Graphing Absolute Value Functions - Lesson Check - Page 348: 2


$y = |x| + 9$

Work Step by Step

To translate this graph upward $9$ units, you add $9$ to the expression outside of the absolute value sign. This would shift the graph $9$ units vertically from the origin up the $y$ axis. Thus, the equation of the translated graph is $y = |x| + 9$.
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