# How do you use transformation to graph the cosine function and determine the amplitude and period of #y=cos(x)-6#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 7, 2018

The amplitude of

#### Explanation:

The amplitude of the function, simply put, is the absolute value of the coefficient of

The period is given by

P.S. my explanation is very brief, because I forgot quite a lot of the technical terms, but I hope that would do.