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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 1.5, Problem 16E
To determine

To sketch: The rough graph of the function y=2(1ex) use transformations if needed.

Expert Solution

Explanation of Solution

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

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 1.5, Problem 16E , additional homework tip  1

Reflect the graph y=ex about the x-axis and obtain the graph of y=ex . Thus, the graph of y=ex is drawn and shown below in Figure 2.

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 1.5, Problem 16E , additional homework tip  2

Then, to draw the graph of y=1ex , shift the graph y=ex one unit upward. Thus, the graph of y=1ex is shown below in Figure 3.

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 1.5, Problem 16E , additional homework tip  3

Then, draw the graph of y=2(1ex) , by stretch the graph y=1ex vertically by a factor of 2. Thus, the graph of y=2(1ex) is shown below in Figure 4.

Single Variable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts, Enhanced Edition, Chapter 1.5, Problem 16E , additional homework tip  4

Thus, the required graph y=2(1ex) is obtained from the basic graph y=ex by performing some transformations.

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