# Chapter 2 - 2.5 - Transformations of Functions - 2.5 Exercises - Page 212: 56

$-2|x|-2$

#### Work Step by Step

Identify the parent function : $|x|$ Using this write the equation for the function. The graph is a vertical stretch of the parent function by 2, a reflection across the x-axis, and a translation down by 2 units giving : $-2|x|-2$

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