Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-8 Graphing Absolute Value Functions - Lesson Check - Page 344: 1


Both graphs have the same shape. However, the graph of $y = abs(x) - 8$ is the graph of $y=abs(x)$ translated down eight units.

Work Step by Step

$y= abs(x)- 8$ has its lowest value of $y$ at (0,-8). $y = abs(x)$ has its lowest value at the origin.
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