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Math 30-1 Chapter 1 Transformations Exam

Multiple Choice
Decide which of the alternatives best completes the statement or answers the question and record the
choice in the space provided on page 2.
1. The graph y = f (x) contains the point (3, 4). After a transformation, the point (3, 4) is transformed to
(5, 5). Which of the following is a possible equation of the transformed function?

y 1 f ( x 2)

y 1 f ( x 2)


y 1 f ( x 2)

y 1 f ( x 2)


y x
2. The graph of
is transformed by a vertical stretch by a factor of 3 about the x-axis, and then a
horizontal translation of 3 units left and a vertical translation up 1 unit. Which of the following points
is on the graph of the transformed function?
A. (0, 0)
B. (1, 3)
C. (-3, 1)
D. (3, 1)

y f ( x)
3. For which one of the following can the transformations of the graph of
order and the result will be the correct image graph?

y 2 f ( x 3)

be performed in any

y 2 f ( x) 3

y f (3 x 6)


y f ( x) 3


4. Which of the following transformations would produce a graph with the same x-intercepts as the

y f ( x)

graph of

y f ( x) 2

y f ( x)

y f ( x 2)

y f ( x)

y f (x )
5. Which statement correctly describes one of the transformations required for the graph of

y f (5 x 15) 3

to be translated to

It will be reflected in the y-axis.

It will be translated 15 units left
It will be translated 3 units left.
It will be horizontally stretched by a factor of 5.

y f (x )
6. The invariant point(s) when

y f ( x)
is transformed according to

A. the x and y-axes.

are located on

B. the x-axes only.

y x.

C. the y-axes only.

D. the line

7. Which of the following statements lists the horizontal stretch factor about the y-axis and the vertical

( x, y )
stretch factor about the x-axis required to transform the coordinates of point

function to the resultant coordinates


x,3 y

on a graph of a

Both by a factor of one-third.

Both by a factor of three.
Horizontal by a factor of three and vertical by factor of one-third.
Horizontal stretch by a factor of one-third and vertical by a factor of three.

f ( x) 2 x 2 3
8. Given the graph of the function

Which of the following represents the graph of

g ( x) f ( x 6)





Multiple Choice Answers





5.____ 6.____ 7 .____


Written Response
All relevant formulas or calculations must be shown to receive full marks.

y x
1. The graph of
is vertically stretched by a factor of 2 about the x-axis, then reflected about the
y-axis, and then horizontally translated left 3. Write the explicit function equation of the transformed

2. If the range of function y = f (x) is expressed as {y | y c}, what would the range of the transformed

y f ( x 2) 3



3. The graph of f (x) is stretched horizontally by a factor of
about the y-axis and then stretched
vertically by a factor of about the x-axis. Write the equation of the transformed function in the form

y k af (b( x c )


y x2 x 2

g ( x) k f ( x)

4. A function
is multiplied by a constant value k to create a new function
If the graph of y = g(x) passes through the point (3, 14), determine the value of k.

5. The graphs of y = f (x) and y = g(x) are shown.

a) If the point (1, 1) on y = f (x) maps onto the point
(1, 2) on y = g (x), describe the transformation in
words and state the explicit function equation for
g (x).

b) If the point (4, 2) on y = f (x) maps onto the point (1, 2) on y = g (x), describe how the
transformations would be different from part a) and state the equation of g (x).

f ( x) x 2 2 x 1
6. Complete the following for the quadratic function

y a( x h) k

a) Write the equation of f(x) in the form

y f 1 x
b) Determine the coordinates of the vertex of

c) Write the equation of the inverse with the y-variable isolated.

d) Restrict the domain of y = f (x) so that its inverse is a function.