TOPICS
This page:
equations, graphs
translations
Search
Dr. Math
See also the
Internet Library:
graphing equations
HIGH SCHOOL
About Math
Analysis
Algebra
basic algebra
equations/graphs/
translations
linear algebra
linear equations
polynomials
Calculus
Complex Numbers
Calculators/
Computers
Definitions
Discrete Math
permutations/
combinations
Exponents
Logarithms
Fibonacci Sequence/
Golden Ratio
Fractals
Functions
Geometry
Euclidean/plane
conic sections/
circles
constructions
coordinate plane
triangles/polygons
higherdimensional
polyhedra
nonEuclidean
practical geometry
symmetry/tessellations
History/Biography
Interest
Logic
Negative Numbers
Number Theory
Physics/Chemistry
Probability
Projects
Puzzles
Sequences/Series
Sets
Square/Cube Roots
Statistics
Transcendental
Numbers
Trigonometry

Browse High School Equations, Graphs, Translations
Stars indicate particularly interesting answers or
good places to begin browsing.
Selected answers to common questions:
Asymptotes.
Direct and indirect variation.
Slope, slopeintercept, standard form.
 Changing a Trigonometric Graph [08/06/1998]

How do you graph: cos 2x / 2?
 Converting and Graphing Coordinates [5/28/1996]

How do you convert a decimal to a polar coordinate and graph it?
 Curve Fitting [12/13/1996]

How do you convert points on a graph to a line?
 Equation of a Line Parallel to an Axis [06/19/2003]

How can I get the equation of a line if the line passes through a
point and is parallel to the x or yaxis?
 Equations of a Line given Two Points [8/31/1996]

How do you find the equation of a line going through two points if you
only know the two points?
 Finding yintercepts [6/12/1996]

I'm having a problem with finding and graphing yintercepts of linear
equations.
 Formula for Point in Rectangle [5/31/1996]

I need a formula that will allow me to determine whether or not a
specified point lies within a rectangle.
 Geometric Objects and Properties using Algebra [06/29/1998]

Why does y = mx+b, and what does it mean?
 Graphing Coordinates [1/15/1997]

How can you tell if you have a straight line just by looking at the
numbers?
 Graphing Linear Equations [04/11/2003]

How do I find the points on the line so that I can find the slope and
the yintercept?
 Graphing y = mx+b [6/28/1996]

I don't understand what y = mx+b means and how to do slope intercept
form.
 An Introduction to Parabolas [02/04/1999]

What is a parabola? What are some of its properties? What are some
examples of parabolas in real life?
 Line of Best Fit [07/08/2003]

I am looking for help in how to manually find the slope and intercept
of this problem.
 Nomographs [06/12/2003]

What are nomographs used for? How does one use them? Are they still in
use? and last but not least, How are they constructed?
 NonAlgebraic Explanation of a Parabola [05/16/2000]

What does a parabola look like? How is it formed?
 No Solution, Infinite Solutions [01/03/2002]

Solve: 8(2x3) = 4(4x8); 3(x3) is greater than or equal to 53x.
 Rational Inequality [10/09/2001]

Solve this rational inequality and give an answer in interval notation: 
5/(3h+2) greater than or equal to 5/h.
 Simplify this equation: (x+y)/(y^2xyy+x) + (y+1)/(xyxy+1) + (x+1)/(x^ [8/18/1995]

A rare '"live" talk session with Dr. Math about factoring an equation.
 Slope Angle [06/17/2003]

What units do we use to refer to slope?
 Stemandleaf Graph or Stemplot [10/12/1997]

Can you explain a stem leaf graph?
 Tables, Graphs, and Equations [09/04/2001]

Make a table of values to determine the coordinates of three points that
lie on the graph of y = 3x+5. Use the headings x, 3x = 5,y, and (x,y).
Then...
 Translating Parabolas and Completing the Square [5/23/1995]

Parabolas translated from the origin, and standard equations. State the coordinates of the vertex, and sketch the graph of y^2+8y+8x8=0.
 When is a Slope 0 or Undefined? [3/29/1997]

How do I know when the slope of an equation is zero or undefined (no
slope)?
 Working with Two Equations using Graphs [01/16/2002]

You estimate that you can make muffins for $.30 each. Advertising will
cost $18.00. You sell the muffins for $.75 each. Write and graph
equations to represent income and expenses. Find the breakeven point.
 2D Graphing Software: Maple [7/15/1996]

Could you recommend any PC software that could help me study hyperbolas
and other curves?
 3D Points to a 2D computer screen [07/25/1997]

I am trying to write a 3D graphics engine that takes 8 points with their
own (X,Y,Z) coordinates to plot a CUBE in 3D space...
 About Hyperbolas [8/7/1996]

Find the graph and the equation of a hyperbola.
 Absolute Value Equation with Diagonal Axis of Symmetry [01/10/2002]

What's an example of an absolute value equation where the axis of
symmetry is a diagonal line, say y = x?
 Analyzing Range of Function with and without Calculus [08/19/2007]

Show that for all real values of x, the graph of (x^2 + x + 1)/(x + 1)
does not lie between 3 and 1 on the yaxis.
 Arc Midpoint [07/17/2001]

I'm trying to figure out the midpoint of an arc where I know the start
and end points of the arc and the radius only.
 Asymptote for (x4)/x^2 [04/10/2002]

For the function (x4)/x^2 there is a horizontal asymptote at y=0;
however, at x=4 y=0 the graph of the function does intersect the line
that is supposed to be the asymptote. How can this be if by definition
the asymptote is a line that the function gets close to but does not
touch?
 Bezier Splines [12/03/1996]

What are the equations for Bezier splines? How would I graph them?
 Big O: 2 Functions Map from N to N+ [6/25/1996]

If f, g: N > N+, then either f(x) is O(g(x)) or g(x) is O(f(x)). Why?
 Big O Notation and Polynomials [04/12/2001]

Given the function f(x) = (x^3  (4x^2) + 12)/(x^2 + 2), how can I find a polynomial function g(x) such that f(x) = O(g(x)) and g(x) = O(f(x))?
 Changing Equations To SlopeIntercept Form [07/17/1998]

Can you explain how to change equations into slopeintercept form? For
example, 12(2x1)  5(3y+2) = 8?
 Complex Numbers in Quadratic Equations [11/09/1999]

How are imaginary numbers used in solving quadratic equations? How can
solutions of this type be represented graphically?
 Composite Functions [4/5/1996]

1) fog(x) = 7x + 3; gof(x) = 7x  3; f(0) = 1; g(0) = .....
 Connecting the Dots [02/02/1998]

How do you know whether or not to connect the dots when graphing a real
life function?
 Coordinates of a Point [6/12/1996]

ABC is a rightangled triangle labeled counterclockwise with its point C
lying on the line y=3x. A is (2,1) and B is (5,5). Find the two possible
coordinates of C.
 Creating a Smooth Acceleration in Animation [05/09/2001]

I am trying to figure out a way to set the value of X to achieve a
specific difference between the last two sets in this problem...
Page: 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
[next>]
