Say you have f(x) = x

so it looks like this /

if you do f(|x|)... will it make it look like V or <

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- December 7th 2006, 07:21 PMMr_Greengraphs absolute
Say you have f(x) = x

so it looks like this /

if you do f(|x|)... will it make it look like V or <

THANKS - December 7th 2006, 07:24 PMAfterShock
- December 7th 2006, 07:40 PMThePerfectHacker
IT cannot look like <

Because otherwise it is not a function (vertical line test). - December 7th 2006, 08:13 PMRuichan
Just reflect all the -xs about the x axis and you'll get V

- December 8th 2006, 05:36 AMtopsquark
- December 8th 2006, 06:15 AMSoroban
Hello, Mr_Green!

Quote:

Say you have

so it looks like this: /

If you do . . . will it make it look like or ?

Since we have , the graph is symmetric to the y-axis: .

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