Algebra 1

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Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Chapter Review - 5-8 Graphing Absolute Value Functions: 40

Answer

$y=|x|-5.5$

Work Step by Step

The graph of $y=|x|+k$, where $k$ is a negative number, translates the graph $y=|x|$ down $k$ units. When we substitute $-5.5$ for $k$, the equation represents $y=|x|$, translated $5.5$ units down. This gives us the equation $y=|x|-5.5$
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