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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts...

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James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337687805
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Single Variable Calculus: Concepts...

4th Edition
James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337687805

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Chapter 1, Problem 12RE
To determine

To sketch: The graph of the function y=2x by using transformation.

Expert Solution

Explanation of Solution

Solution:

The standard graph of the function y=x is roughly drawn as shown below in Figure 1.

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 1, Problem 12RE , additional homework tip  1

Then, to draw the graph of y=2x, stretch y=x3  vertically by a factor of 2. Thus, the graph of y=2x is shown below in Figure 2.

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 1, Problem 12RE , additional homework tip  2

Observe that Figure 2 is obtained from Figure 1 in such a way that it is stretched vertically by a factor of 2 units.

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