Basic Transformations of Graphs: Translations (VIDEO!)

Given a sketch of y = f(x), does y = f(x-3) then correspond to a shift to the left or to the right of that graph?

I never remember, and I never will as I simply refuse to think in those terms! Here’s how to deal with such basic graph transformations with ease.

Graph Translations


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