# How do you graph #y=-abs(x+1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 4, 2018

See below:

#### Explanation:

We understand the graph

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

What is different between

Well, we have a negative out front, so this represents a reflection over the

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

What is the difference between

graph{-|x+1| [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

Well, we have the plus one, which means our graph shifts one to the left. Putting all of this together, we get the graph of

Notice, our graph is reflected over the

Hope this helps!