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# 1.13: Stretching and Reflecting Transformations

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compression A stretch or compression is a function transformation that makes a graph narrower or wider, without translating it horizontally or vertically.
Function Family Function families are groups of functions with similarities that make them easier to graph when you are familiar with the parent function, the most basic example of the form.
parent function A parent function is the simplest form of a particular type of function. All other functions of this type are usually compared to the parent function.
Reflecting Reflecting a graph means to transform the graph in order to produce a "mirror image" of the original graph by flipping it across a line.
Reflection Reflections are transformations that result in a "mirror image" of a parent function. They are caused by differing signs between parent and child functions.
stretch A stretch or compression is a function transformation that makes a graph narrower or wider.
stretching Stretching a graph means to make the graph narrower or wider.
Transformations Transformations are used to change the graph of a parent function into the graph of a more complex function.

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