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The Reflection y = f(x)
Precalculus Introduction to Functions
How to reflect the graph of y = f(x) across the yaxis.
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Graphing the Transformation y = a f(x) + k
Precalculus Introduction to Functions
How to graph the transformation y = a f(x) + k when f(x) = abs(x).
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Graphing the Transformation y = f(x  h)
Precalculus Introduction to Functions
How to graph y = f(x ? h) when f(x) = sqrt(x), and what kind of transformation to expect.
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Symmetry of Polar Graphs
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to determine if the graph of a polar equation is symmetric about the xaxis.
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Graphing Polynomial Functions with Repeated Factors
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we identify the behavior of a polynomial graph near an xintercept.
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Intercepts and Asymptotes of Tangent Functions
Precalculus Trigonometric Functions
How to find the xintercepts and vertical asymptotes of the graph of y = tan(q).
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The Reciprocal Transformation
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How to graph the reciprocal of a linear function.
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Limits of Rational Functions
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How to evaluate the limit of k/x^n as x goes to infinity (or negative infinity).
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Limits at a Glance
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How to quickly find the limit of a rational function as x goes to infinity.
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More Transformations of Sine and Cosine
Precalculus Trigonometric Functions
How the value of h affects the shape of the graph y = A sin(B(xh)).
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The Ellipse
Precalculus Conic Sections
All about ellipses.
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Find an Equation of the Polynomial Function
Precalculus Polynomial and Rational Functions
How we identify the equation of a polynomial function when we are given the intercepts of its graph.
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Families of Polar Curves: Roses
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to describe Roses, the family of curves with equations r=acos(b*theta) or r=asin(b*theta) when b >=2 and is an integer.
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Families of Polar Curves: Conic Sections
Precalculus Polar Coordinates and Complex Numbers
How to describe the polar equations of conic sections.
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