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 - Get Ready! - Page 543: 9


Since absolute value means the magnitude of a number, adding the absolute value to the graph y=x would simply mean keeping the positive terms unchanged, while flipping y's corresponding to negative x-values. This would mean that the graph is symmetrical around the y-axis.

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The question is asking to graph y=abs(x).
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