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05/01/2012

Sketch the graph y = (x + 5)(x 4)(x 2)

Seeing graphs

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Cubic

y = 40

= 4, x = 2

No

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Sketch the graph y = (x + 5)(x 4)(x 2)

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Sketch the graph 6x + 3y - 2 = 0

Cubic
Positive
y-intercept: y = 40
Roots: x = -5, x = 4, x = 2

(0,40)

No asymptotes
(2,0)
(-5,0)

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(4,0)

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Linear

Negative

y=

Are there any asymptotes?

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No

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Sketch the graph 6x + 3y 2 = 0

Linear
Negative
y-intercept: y = 2/3
Roots: x = 1/3
No asymptotes

Cubic

y=0

= 3, x = 3

Are there any asymptotes?

No

2 6x + 9)
y = 2x(xHint

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Sketch the graph y = 2x3 12x2 + 18x

Cubic

Repeated root
means the line
just touches the
axis

Positive
y-intercept: y = 0
Roots: x = 0, x = 3, x = 3
No asymptotes

(0,0)
(3,0)

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Reciprocal

y = -10

x=5

Are there any asymptotes?

= 2 and y = -4

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Sketch the graph y = (x + 5)(1 - x)

Reciprocal
Positive
y-intercept: y = -10
Roots: x = 5
Asymptote at x = 2, y = -4

(5,0)

(2,-4)

Negative

x=1

Are there any asymptotes?

No

(0,-10)

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Negative

Find the
turning
point: (-2,9)

10

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Sketch the graph y = x2(3 x)

(0,5)

y-intercept: y = 5

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Is it a positive or negative shape?

Negative

Roots: x = -5, x = 1

y=0

No asymptotes

x = 0, x = 3

Are there any asymptotes?

No

(-5,0)

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(1,0)

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Sketch the graph y = x2(3 x)

Cubic
Negative
y-intercept: y = 0
Roots: x = 0, x = 0, x = 3
No asymptotes
(0,0)

(3,0)

Repeated root

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