Transformations of Quadratic Functions


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A quadratic function is in what shape?

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1. The parent function of a quadratic equation is: f(x) = x2. How would a shift to the left three units be written?

2. How would you write the equation for the graph f(x) = x2 after is has been shifted to the right 4 and up 7?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you are asked about the transformations of quadratic functions. Questions will cover the shape of a quadratic function as well as what a given value signifies during a transformation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the topics below in the quiz questions:

  • Shifting three units to the left in writing
  • Shifting right 4 and up 7
  • Vertical compression
  • The shape of a quadratic function

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the shape of quadratic functions
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about vertical compression
  • Problem solving - utilize your skills to solve practice problems involving transformations

Additional Learning

To get more of a review with functions, go to the lesson titled Transformations of Quadratic Functions, which contains the topics listed below:

  • Parabolas
  • Equation examples
  • The definition of a quadratic function