Plotting GraphsComplete a table of values then plot the corresponding points to create a graph. 
y = 2x + 1  y = 2x − 2  y = ½x + 2  y = x² − 3  y = 2 − x² 
y = x² − 4x + 4  y = x² + 2x + 1  y = 1 + 2x − x²  y = 4 ÷ x  y = 2 ÷ (x + 2) 
1. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = 2x + 1
2. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = 2x − 2
3. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = ½x + 2
4. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = x² − 3
5. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = 2 − x²
6. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = x² − 4x + 4
7. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = x² + 2x + 1
8. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = 1 + 2x − x²
9. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = 4 ÷ x
10. Complete the table of values for the graph of y = 2 ÷ (x + 2)
x  4  3  2  1  0  1  2  3  4 
y 
Now drag the number pairs from the table to the corresponding coordinates on the graph paper.
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