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Consider the equation . .

  1. Explain completely how to get a good sketch of the graph of .

    Graph a regular , but place its vertex at (−6, −7).

  2. Explain how to change the original graph to represent the graph of .

    It would move vertically upwards.

  3. Given the original graph, how can you get the graph of ?

    Remember the meaning of absolute value.

  4. Restrict the domain of the original parabola to and graph its inverse function.

    Remember how to find the inverse of a function.

  5. What would be the equation for the inverse function if you restricted the domain to ?

See part (d).

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