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### What should I call the "important" values of x?

Often questions about graph sketching will ask for a sketch showing all relevant points, or in some cases all relevant features. The actual points or features to be shown will vary depending on the ...
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### What should I call the "important" values of x?

I've used the term "reference point" or "reference coordinate" when referring to the points on the original function, compared to their transformed locations. I've expected my ...
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### What should I call the "important" values of x?

For function transformations I use "base point" ($y=a^x$ has base point $(0,1)$, $y = \frac{1}{x}$ has base point $(0,0)$, even though it isn't on the graph). In calculus I use "point ...
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