How do you graph #y=-2abs(5x+8)+4#?
Please read the explanation.
Consider the General Form of the Absolute Value Function:
It is interesting to note that the the sign of b does not affect the graph since the absolute value is considered.
The Parent Function is of the form
The absolute value function
Complete table of values for the graph:
Analyze the behavior of the graph (in stages) of the given absolute value function:
(Images of graphs are in sequence to enable visual comprehension)
Graph 1 Graphs of
Graph 2 Graphs of
Graph 3 Graphs of
A negative value for
Graph 4 Graphs of