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1-5.

Sketch the graph of each function below. Record the name of each function next to its sketch. You may notice that each of these graphs is a parent graph.

Use the eTool provided below to help you graph the functions you may be unfamiliar with.

1. $y=x^2$

1. $y = x^3$

cubic function

1. $y=\frac{1}{x}$

hyperbola or inverse function

1. $y = 2^x$

exponential function

1. $y=\left|x\right|$

absolute value function

1. $y = \sqrt{x}$

square root function

 To sketch a graph means to show the approximate shape of the graph in the correct location with respect to your axes, and to clearly label all key points. To draw an accurate graph means to plot many points onto graph paper or a grid with all of the key points labeled.