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Plotting Graphs

Complete a table of values then plot the corresponding points to create a graph.

y = 2x + 1y = 2x − 2y = ½x + 2y = x² − 3y = 2 − x²
y = x² − 4x + 4y = x² + 2x + 1y = 1 + 2x − x²y = 4 ÷ xy = 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 -4-3-2-101234

Now drag the number pairs from the table to the corresponding coordinates on the graph paper.


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