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Cubic Functions & Graphs
Basic Cubic graph y = x^{3}, Remember to define the Domain if you write the equation for part of a cubic graph. Cubic Graphs (Allow macros on spreadsheets) 
Ex10.04 
p44, 
Cubic
rule 


A negative
multiplier inverts the graph about the turning point
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Adding a
constant vertically translates the cubic graph Mouseover the equations to see the graph translation 


Adding a
constant to x horizontally translates the cubic graph Mouseover the equations to see the graph translation 


Horizontal
and vertical shifts can be combined Mouseover the equations to see the graph translation 


Excel demo (contains macros)
Find the x
intercepts by making each bracket = 0 Find the y intercept by putting x = 0 in the equation
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A multiplier stretches or compresses the graph vertically
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