Unit 6 - Objective 2 - Graphs of y=bxand y=logbx
Quick Review

The exponential function y=bxhas a graph, which is a smooth curve.



 You can sketch the exponential curve by plotting some points. Plot at least 3 points


Example 1


Sketch y=5x pick points for x




Example 2


Sketch y=(1/2)x


The logarithmic function y=logbx is also a smooth curve


Example 3


Sketch y=logbx

You can rewrite y=logbx as an exponential function 5y=x (Plug in values for y and figure out x)

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