Basic Graphs & Shifted Graphs of Logarithmic Functions: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following produces a shift up?

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1. Which of the following produces a flip over the y-axis?

2. What kind of shift or flip does y = log (x - 4) produce?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll need to understand the shifts caused by logarithmic functions in order to pass this quiz. The quiz questions will either present you with a function and ask you what kind of shift it produces or describe a shift to you and ask you to find the function that would cause it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Correctly answer multiple-choice questions on the following to pass this quiz:

  • The function that produces a shift up
  • The function that produces a flip over the y-axis
  • The shift that a given function produces

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as 'shift' or 'flip' in the context of graphing
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on basic and shifted graphs of logarithmic functions
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to answer questions about the shifts produced by given functions

Additional Learning

Examine the accompanying lesson titled Basic Graphs & Shifted Graphs of Logarithmic Functions: Definition & Examples for further review of this concept. Topics covered by the lesson include the following:

  • How to write the logarithmic (log) function
  • Graphing log functions
  • Flipping
  • Vertical and horizontal shifts