Move points ** h** and

- What happens to the graph when
is changed? When it is zero?*h* - What happens to the graph when
is changed? When it is zero?*k*

Move point ** a** and determine how it changes the graph.

- What happens to the graph when
is changed? When it is zero?*a*

Click the links below to explore the transformations of these three function families.

Parabola: ** a(bx - h)^{2} + k**.

Absolute Value:

Greatest Integer:

Sketchpad Activity

Online notes about graphing different functions including linear, absolute value, quadratic, polynomial and radical functions. Purplemath