f(x) = |X-8| G(x) = |-x + 8|

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- Sep 8th 2011, 06:23 PMwaleedrabbaniare these the same
f(x) = |X-8| G(x) = |-x + 8|

if they were to be graphed - Sep 8th 2011, 06:27 PMTKHunnyRe: are these the same
Yes. |x-8| = |8-x|, whether they are graphed or not.

- Sep 8th 2011, 06:30 PMwaleedrabbaniRe: are these the same
one more question say with g(x) if i factord the negative g(x)= -|x-8| would it be the same as G(x) = |-x + 8|

- Sep 8th 2011, 06:35 PMTKHunnyRe: are these the same
Absolutely not. g(x) <= 0 and G(x) >= 0

|x-8| = |-1|*|-x+8| = 1*|8-x| = |8-x|