High School Math : Understanding Transformation

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for High School Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Transformations Of Parabolic Functions

If the function  is depicted here, which answer choice graphs ?

Possible Answers:



None of these graphs are correct.

Correct answer:

The function  shifts a function f(x) units to the left. Conversely,  shifts a function f(x) units to the right. In this question, we are translating the graph two units to the left.

To translate along the y-axis, we use the function  or .

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