# Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Chapter Review - 5-8 Graphing Absolute Value Functions - Page 352: 40

$y=|x|-5.5$

#### 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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