This past week in Pre Calculus 11 I learned that when the a value is anything other than x^2 I take the value that it would have been in x^2 and multiply it by the a value I am trying to find. An example would be if a=2 then the first x value would be 1 so 1x3x2=6 so it is going up 6 instead of going up by 3. Shown on a chart for visualization it looks like this:

Here is the points on a graph: