Sketch the graph of
What are the domain and range of this function?
Domain: all real numbers
Does this function have a line of symmetry? If so, what is it?
There is no line of symmetry.
What are the x- and y-intercepts?
Change the equation so that the graph of the new equation has no x-intercepts.
What is the value in the original equation that causes it to have an x-intercept?
How can you change it so that the new equation will not have an x-intercept?