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    Help with symmetry in graphs

    Help with symmetry in graphs
    How do I do this problem?
    Instructions: Use symmetry to sketch the graph of each equation.
    |x|^ + |y| ^ = 2
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    Quote Originally Posted by RaphaelB30 View Post
    Instructions: Use symmetry to sketch the graph of each equation.
    |x|^ + |y| ^ = 2
    Here is a hint to get you started.
    The graph will contains these four points: (0,4),(4,0),(0,-4),(-4,0).
    Now you find more and draw the graph.
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    What is the effect of swapping x and y? replacing x by -x? replacing y by -y?
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