# How do you use transformation to graph the sin function and determine the amplitude and period of #y=3sin(1/2x)-2#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 16, 2018

The amplitude is 3 and the period is

#### Explanation:

One way to write the general form of the sine function is

A = amplitude, so 3 in this case

B is the period and is defined as

So, to solve for B,

This sine function is also translated 2 units down on the y axis.