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Guide to Parent Functions


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Guide to Parent Functions

The modern dating game is a staple of reality TV. For the Love of Ray J, Flavor of Love, and The Bachelorette all descend from the same daddy: The Bachelor. Although some of The Bachelor's derivative shows differ, they all take cues from The Bachelor.

Dating Show Characteristics

  • 1 attractive person for several potential suitors
  • The show will conclude with matching true loves
  • Backbiting is involved

Similarly, each family of Algebraic functions is headed by a parent.

Types of Functions

  • Linear
  • Quadratic
  • Absolute Value
  • Exponential Growth
  • Exponential Decay
  • Trigonometric (Sine, Cosine, Tangent)
  • Rational
  • Exponential
  • Square Root

Each of these functions has a parent function. This article focuses on the traits of  the parent functions.

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