So, list the transformations you need to apply to y=x^2 to graph the relation. Then sketch the graph.

a) y= 1/2(x-1)^2+2

I just started my new semester, and i forgot how to solve these equations !

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- Feb 3rd 2013, 03:29 PMdarkangel06Need Help on transformations!
So, list the transformations you need to apply to y=x^2 to graph the relation. Then sketch the graph.

a) y= 1/2(x-1)^2+2

I just started my new semester, and i forgot how to solve these equations ! - Feb 3rd 2013, 04:18 PMsakonpure6Re: Need Help on transformations!
$\displaystyle y= 1/2(x-1)^2+2$

The 1/2 means that the y values will get halved. So in$\displaystyle y = x^2$ when x =1 y = 1 but in$\displaystyle y=1/2(x)^2$ when x=1 , y = 0.5

The (x-1)^2 means that your parabola shifts 1 unit to the right

The +2 means that it moves up 2 unites.

The blue parabola is the transformed one and the red parabola is x^2

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