Results 1 to 2 of 2

Math Help - shifting the graph of y=sin(x)

  1. #1
    Newbie
    Joined
    Sep 2011
    From
    Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Posts
    1

    shifting the graph of y=sin(x)

    I know how to draw sine graphs and how to write the equation by looking at the graph but i have no idea what this question means, i have this on my homework, cant solve it.

    "Find the equation of a sine wave that is obtained by shifting the graph of to the right 1 units and downward 8 units and is vertically stretched by a factor of 4 when compared to ."

    y=AsinB(x+h) + k, i dunt know which is which variable?
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    MHF Contributor
    Joined
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    5,502
    Thanks
    765

    Re: shifting the graph of y=sin(x)

    Graph transformations must have been explained in class or in your textbook. These two tutorials also seem good.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. Need help shifting a graph 180*
    Posted in the Math Software Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: May 12th 2010, 10:38 PM
  2. Shifting y to 1 side
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: September 3rd 2009, 04:04 AM
  3. Shifting functions
    Posted in the Pre-Calculus Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: April 25th 2009, 11:25 AM
  4. Shifting values on a graph
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: October 27th 2008, 06:33 AM
  5. shifting of cos pi\4 to the left
    Posted in the Trigonometry Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: June 28th 2005, 01:58 PM

/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum