Suppose the graph of y= radical sign X is shifted up 2 units and to the left 5 units. What is the equation of the graph?

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- October 18th 2007, 06:19 PMcdoubleokayShifts
Suppose the graph of y= radical sign X is shifted up 2 units and to the left 5 units. What is the equation of the graph?

- October 19th 2007, 12:46 AMticbol
Originally, y = sqrt(x)

Original shifted up 2 units:

(y -2)

Original shifted 5 units to the left:

(x +5)

So, original shifted up 2 units and shifted 5 units to yhe left:

(y -2) = sqrt(x +5)

y = sqrt(x+5) +2 --------------answer.