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Consider the polynomial function .  

Review the steps outlined in the help for problem 4-6.

Complete the parts of the problem without the use a graphing calculator.
Then, use a graphing calculator to check your work. Correct any errors you might have made.
Remember that making mistakes and identifying and correcting them is how you build brain cells.

  1. Sketch a graph of the function.

  2. Now consider . How will the graph of be different from the graph of ?

  3. Do the graphs of and have any of the same points? Explain.