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Operations on Functions

Terms

Introduction and Summary

Translations

Reflection  -  A "flip" of the graph over a line or point.
Rotation  -  A revolution of the graph around a point.
Shrink  -  Make the graph smaller without changing its proportions.
In the x direction. Multiply the input of a function by a constant > 1.
In the y direction. Divide the output of a function by a constant > 1.
Stretch  -  Make the graph larger without changing its proportions.
In the x direction. Divide the input of a function by a constant > 1.
In the y direction. Multiply the output of a function by a constant > 1.
Translation  -  A shift of the graph up, down, left, or right, without changing the shape, size, or dimensions of the graph.

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