# How do you graph #y = 1 + |x-1|#?

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Apr 5, 2016

See explanation

#### Explanation:

The two vertical lines mean that for this equation the content is always positive and is of generic shape

You produce a table setting x against y.

Technically you only need 3 points and these are

The lowest value the equation can achieve and any other two pints so that you can form the V shape

Table to demonstrate what happens to the numbers:

Apr 5, 2016

At (1, 1) make a right angle by drawing the straight lines

#### Explanation:

The lines are half lines above the common point (1, 1 )..