# Graphing a complicated Sine and determining its parts?

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Please enlighten me on how to graph this equation, please? and what is the amplitude, period. p. shift, v. shift and range? Thank you so much!

#y=2-sin(-1/2x+pi/4)#

Please enlighten me on how to graph this equation, please? and what is the amplitude, period. p. shift, v. shift and range? Thank you so much!

##### 1 Answer

Jan 20, 2016

The **vertical shift** is **upward** 2 units ...

#### Explanation:

factor out the -1/2 ...

Use the

**Period**

Amplitude is the coefficient on

**Amplitude**

**Phase Shift** **right**

**Range**

Here is a sketch ...

Hope that helped