Consider the graphs of two equations:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[y = x] and [y = x^2]

One is a line and the other is a parabola.

If I include a 10x into each formula, to make:

[y = 10x] and [y = 10x + x^2]

then the affect it will have on the line is increase its slope.

But the affect it will have on the parabola is just shift it down and to the right, but not having any affect on its overall curve.

Are all these fair statements?

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# Homework Help: Shifting a parabola vs changing slope of a line

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