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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 1.3, Problem 21E
To determine

To sketch: The function y=|x| by hand without plotting any points and then graph the function y=|x2|.

Expert Solution

Explanation of 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 1.3, Problem 21E , additional homework tip  1

Then, draw the graph of y=|x2| by shifting the graph y=|x| by 2 units to the right. Thus, the graph of y=|x2| is shown below in Figure 2.

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 1.3, Problem 21E , additional homework tip  2

Observe that, Figure 2 is obtained from Figure 1 by shifting 2 units to the right.

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