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Transforming Parent Functions
Explore the different types of transformations that can be performed on the eight "parent" functions (linear, quadratic, cubic, reciprocal, square root, semicircle, absolute value, and exponential).
Contributed by:
Jim Wysocki
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Reciprocal
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Wolfram
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Absolute Value
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Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Cubic Equation
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Exponential Function
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Linear Function
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Quadratic Equation
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Semicircle
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Square Root
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Jim Wysocki
"
Transforming Parent Functions
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TransformingParentFunctions/
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Published: October 21, 2010
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