College Algebra (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter 2 - Section 2.7 - Graphing Techniques - 2.7 Exercises - Page 255: 49


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Work Step by Step

By calculating the values of $f(x)=x^2-1$ and $g(x)=x^2$ we can see that for every corresponding x-value, each $f(x)$ value is 1 less than the $g(x)$ value. Therefore the graph of $f(x)$ is exactly the same as the graph of $g(x)=x^2$ but translated 1 unit down.
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