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*At the end of this section students will be able to:*

- Test the graph of a function for symmetry
- Determine if a function is even, odd or neither
- Find the x-intercepts and the y-intercept of the graph of a function
- Determine the intervals where a function is increasing, decreasing or constant
- Sketch the graph of a piecewise-defined function
- Use transformations techniques to graph a function

*1.6 Graphs of Functions*

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages** 93-106**

*1.7 Transformations*

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages** 120-137**

*Graphs of Functions*

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages **107-110**

Answers to practice exercises can be found on pages 114-118.

*Transformations*

Stitz-Zeager College Algebra - pages **140-143**

Answers to practice exercises can be found on pages 144-149.

Graphs of Functions, Part 1 (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 31)

Graphs of Functions, Part 2 (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (College Algebra Tutorial 32)

**Test a Graph for Symmetry:**

**Determining if a Function is Even, Odd or Neither:**

**Graphing Piecewise-defined Functions:**

**Horizontal and Vertical Graph Translations: **

**Horizontal and Vertical Stretches and Compressions: **