# What does it mean to translate a graph?

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Jun 12, 2015

Translations are simply horizontal and/or vertical shifts. So,

graph{sqrtx [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

graph{sqrtx - 2 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

graph{sqrt(x-2) [-10, 10, -5, 5]}

graph{sqrt(x-2) - 2 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}