Exploring the Parent Function of a Line
Exploration of parent function y=x. Please say yes to any security warnings. y=x is the parent function for the line. Try these steps: 1) Try changing the b value by sliding the dot on the slider. What happens? 2) Try a negative b value also. What happens? 3) Now set the b value back to 0. 4) Try changing the m value by moving the dot on the slider. What happens? 5) Try a negative value for m also. What happens? 6) Set m back to 1. 7) Now, change both m and b at the same time. What happens?