College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Graphing Techniques: Transformations - 3.5 Assess Your Underdstanding - Page 260: 90


$f(x)-2$: down 2 units $f(x-2)$: right 2 units

Work Step by Step

The function $f(x)-2$ shifts the graph of $f(x)$ down 2 units, while the function $f(x-2)$ shifts the graph of $f(x)$ right 2 units. The first is a $y$ (vertical) transformation, while the second is an $x$ (horizontal) transformation.
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