These functions are in a format i don't really understand

Can someone please show me how to rewrite these two functions into the required form : y= (a/x-2)+b

a and b are constants

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Thanks!!!!!!!

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- Apr 13th 2012, 09:02 PMGAVREED2Re-write function
These functions are in a format i don't really understand

Can someone please show me how to rewrite these two functions into the required form : y= (a/x-2)+b

a and b are constants

Attachment 23596

Thanks!!!!!!! - Apr 13th 2012, 09:26 PMemakarovRe: Re-write function
What don't you understand about the format of these functions?

- Apr 14th 2012, 12:50 AMGAVREED2Re: Re-write function
Mainly just the form they are given in. The first one the -x exponetial and in the second one the 1n is confusing. Im very new to this stuff so any help would be appreciated

- Apr 14th 2012, 05:20 AMemakarovRe: Re-write function
The exponential function and logarithm were invented precisely because they cannot be expressed using the four main arithmetic operations.

- Apr 15th 2012, 02:20 AMGAVREED2Re: Re-write function
ok so from these two functions i have to plot a hyperbola. How do i find the a and b constants. Do i first find the X and Y intercepts?

- Apr 15th 2012, 02:54 AMGAVREED2Re: Re-write function
Dont worry i figures it out. Thanks for your help

- Apr 15th 2012, 01:08 PMemakarovRe: Re-write function