Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - Common Core Cumulative Standards Review - Selected Response - Page 609: 4


Answer choice $H$: The graph would shift $7$ units up.

Work Step by Step

Let's assume that the $x$-value as 1. The $y$-value in $y = x^2-5$ is $-4$. The $y$-value is $y = x^2 + 2$ is $3$. $3$ minus $(-4)$ is the same thing as $3+4$ which is $7$. The only answer choice that has the number $7$ in it is $\boxed{H}$
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