Thread: y= -|f(x )| What do you do first?

1. y= -|f(x )| What do you do first?

the function is
y= -|f(x )|
What would u do first? Reflect on the x-axis, or take the absolute value?

2. Originally Posted by al_kahol
the function is
y= -|f(x )|
What would u do first? Reflect on the x-axis, or take the absolute value?
First reflect the bottom half into the top half. And then reflect everything above below.

3. so, just to clarify, i would take the absolute value first, then reflect on the x-axis? thanks.

4. Originally Posted by al_kahol
so, just to clarify, i would take the absolute value first, then reflect on the x-axis? thanks.
That is exactly what I said my first time.

5. alright, thanks a lot