# How do you identify transformations in parent functions given #y = 2sqrtx+5#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 17, 2018

A multiplier on the "outside" of the radical will stretch or shrink the "output", and an addition or subtraction on the"outside" will shift the "outputs" up or down.

#### Explanation:

After applying that stretch, adding 5 to each y-value will raise the graph up 5 units.