Transforming Lines by Shifting

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ExplorationGRADES 6-8


Write the equation of and graph linear relationships given the slope and one point on the line.

Transforming Lines by Shifting

Explore the changes in the graphs and equations of lines after horizontal and vertical shifts.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question 1

Describe the similarities and differences for the graph of and the graph of .

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Open-ended question 2

Write an equation of a line, then write an example of how it can be translated to produce the same line.

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