# What is the relationship between the graphs of #y = 2^x# and #y = 2^-x#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 8, 2016

They are mirror-images of each other, the

#### Explanation:

Both cross the

**increase** which *doubles* for every

**decrease** which *halves* for every

I will show you the graphs below (sorry I can't put them in one graph)

graph{2^x [-16.02, 16, -8.01, 8.01]}

graph{2^-x [-16.02, 16, -8.01, 8.01]}