Algebra 2 8-2 Independent Practice: The Reciprocal Function Family
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by Matthew Richardson
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Graphing:
1. Without the aid of a graphing utility, sketch a graph the equation on the canvas below using the blue ink tool.
2. Graph the equation on the embedded Desmos graphing calculator above.
3. Sketch a copy of the Demos graph on the canvas below using the red ink tool.
4. Consider any discrepancies between the graphs.
Be sure to include relevant graph detail: label axes, indicate units on both axes, and use arrows to represent end behavior, as appropriate.
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Vocabulary: What transformation changes the graph of the first equation into the graph of the second?

The graph is compressed horizontally by a factor of 2.
The graph is shifted right 2 units.
The graph is stretched horizontally by a factor of 2.
The graph is stretched vertically by a factor of 2.
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Open Ended: Write an equation of a stretch and a reflection of the graph of the equation across the x-axis.

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Writing: Explain how you can tell if a function in the form shown is a stretch or compression of the parent function. Reference values of 'a' in your response.

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Reflection: Math Success