How do you graph f(x) =abs(x)-2?

Jul 12, 2018

graph{y=|x|-2 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

Explanation:

graph{y=|x| [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

This graph is the shape of $f = | x |$, which is a $y = x$ graph reflected in the $y$ axis.

Then you simply translate the graph downwards by $2$:

graph{y=|x|-2 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}