Simple question. Say I have 1/x^2, and I were to dilate it 'from the y-axis' by a factor of 2 units. Do I get 1/2x^2?
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Originally Posted by Naur Simple question. Say I have 1/x^2, and I were to dilate it 'from the y-axis' by a factor of 2 units. Do I get 1/2x^2? Sketch the two graphs, does that look right?
I'd say yes. But these 'from y-axis/parallel to y-axis' terms always confuse me.
Originally Posted by Naur I'd say yes. But these 'from y-axis/parallel to y-axis' terms always confuse me. You want something which is twice as far away from the y at every point.
Last edited by SimonM; Oct 20th 2008 at 12:13 AM. Reason: Typo
Oh well that makes it pretty easy doesn't it. So the correct answer would be 2/x^2. Thanks very much
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